The TEXAS DWI STATUTE states that a person who is “intoxicated” may not operate a motor vehicle in a public place.
First, a person is "intoxicated" when he or she, through the introduction of an alcoholic beverage, drug, controlled substance, a dangerous drug or any combination thereof, or any other substance into the body; has lost the normal use of either their mental or physical faculties.
Second, a person is "intoxicated" when he or she operates a motor vehicle and has an alcohol concentration of .08 or more in their body.
DWI is treated different by Texas courts depending on the prior record of the accused and the circumstances of the case. As your criminal defense attorney it is my goal to get your case reduced or dismissed!
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