Houston 3rd DUI Offense Lawyer
Multiple Drunk Driving Defense in Houston:
If you have been charged with drunk driving for the second, third, or subsequent
time, it is imperative to act quickly and seek experienced criminal defense
counsel as soon as possible. I am Houston DUI defense attorney Mark A.
Morasch, and I have
more than 20+ years of experience in criminal defense matters. I can help you explore your full scope of
legal options if you have been charged with drunk driving. Please
contact a Houston 3rd DUI offense attorney online to learn more.
Third DWI/DUI Penalties in Texas
A Third Offense DWI/DUI is a Third-Degree Felony in Texas, and is punishable by:
- Two to 10 years in prison and/or up to $10,000 in fines, or
- Probation for as long as five years, which would also include mandatory
jail time and driver's license suspension for as long as two years
You should also know that there is no limit on how long ago your prior
DUI convictions occurred, the state of Texas can use any prior DWI conviction
to enhance your current DWI charge.
Experience Matters: I Can Help You Explore Every Legal Option
I have been defending people arrested in Texas for
drunk driving since 2003, and for the six years preceding 2003, I prosecuted drunk driving
offenses for the state of Missouri. I understand what is at stake in Felony
DWI cases, and I know what a felony conviction can do to your ability
to live a normal life. You have my promise to pursue every legal option
available in an effort to prepare the best possible defense for you, to
keep you out of jail, and to keep your driver's license from being
suspended. I will be there with you at all times and see your case through
to its conclusion.
Texas Penal Code Section 49.09. ENHANCED OFFENSES AND PENALTIES.
(b) An offense under
Section 49.04, 49.05, 49.06, or 49.065 is a felony of the third degree if it is shown on the trial of the offense
that the person has previously been convicted: ...(2) two times of any
other offense relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated,
operating an aircraft while intoxicated, operating a watercraft while
intoxicated, or operating or assembling an amusement ride while intoxicated.
Get the Help You Need 24/7 from a Houston Felony DWI Attorney
If you are facing third DWI/DUI charges, call
713-468-2394 (713-got-aDWI) or
e-mail my law firm. I offer payment plans, and accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover
Card, and American Express. Program my number into your cellphone now,
because you never know when you'll need help.