Have you been charged with DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) in Dallas or Dallas County, Texas? Before choosing a lawyer to defend you in the Dallas County Criminal Courts, it is important to have a good idea of what it means to be charged with DWI in Dallas County, Texas.
Under Texas law, a person commits the offense of DWI if he or she is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place.
To learn more about Texas DWI laws and penalties, click on the link below.
The Internet is a great tool you can use to locate and contact numerous Dallas attorneys to find out which one is just right for you. An experienced Dallas lawyer will be familiar with the Dallas County Criminal Courts and Judges.
Questions you should ask a Dallas DWI attorney:
How experienced is the attorney you are considering for the defense of your case? What is his or her legal experience in defending DWI? How many years has he or she been practicing Criminal Law in Dallas/Dallas County? How many cases of DWI like yours has the attorney defended in the Dallas County Criminal Courts.
The attorney will also have many questions for you. The lawyer will want to know the facts surrounding your case in detail.
Questions a Dallas DWI Lawyer will have for you:
What did you have to drink and over what period of time? Did you give the police permission to test your blood alcohol level? Did you make any statements at the time of your arrest? Were there any witnesses to the events alleged by the police? Have you ever been charged with and convicted of DWI before? Were you involved in an automobile accident? Was anyone injured or killed?
Where is the court?
Note that almost all criminal cases in Dallas County are heard in the Dallas County Criminal Justice Center located at 133 North Industrial Blvd, Dallas, Texas. The Dallas County Criminal District Courthouse is a very large building. You should make yourself as familiar as possible with the exact location of the court your case is going to be heard in. Click on the link below to see information regarding the exact location of the courts.
Additional Legal and DWI Resources:
National DWI Directory, 602 Sawyer, Suite 460, Houston, Texas 77007