Have you been charged with DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) in El Paso or El Paso County, Texas? Before choosing a lawyer to defend you in the El Paso County Criminal Courts, it is important to have a good idea of what it means to be charged with DWI in El Paso 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.
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The Internet is a great tool you can use to locate and contact numerous El Paso attorneys to find out which one is just right for you. An experienced El Paso lawyer will be familiar with the El Paso County Criminal Courts and Judges.
Questions you should ask an El Paso DWI attorney:
What is his or her legal experience in defending DWI? How may years has he or she been practicing Criminal Law in El Paso County? How many cases of DWI like yours has the attorney defended in the El Paso 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 an El Paso DWI Lawyer will have for you:
How much did you have to drink and over what period of time? Did you give the police officer permission to test your blood alcohol level? What statements did you make 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? If so, was anyone injured or killed?
Where is the Court?
Note that almost all criminal cases in El Paso County are heard in the El Paso County Courthouse located at 500 E. San Antonio, El Paso, Texas. The El Paso County Courthouse is a 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. Failure to appear in court on time can result the revocation of your bond and the loss of your freedom. Click on the link below to see information regarding the location of the criminal courts in El Paso County.
Additional Legal and DWI Resources:
National DWI Directory, 602 Sawyer, Suite 460, Houston, Texas 77007