Friendswood DUI Lawyer
You may be concerned about the social stigma and financial burdens of facing a DUI/DWI charge, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for a less than favorable outcome. It is a smart idea to work with a law firm where you won't be judged and an experienced and friendly attorney will provide quality legal services.
Phillip Morris is the principal attorney at the Law Office of Phillip W. Morris, and is very experienced an knowledgeable of the legal system. He is a former police officer who retired from law enforcement in 2008 as chief of police. He then opened his own practice in Friendswood, Texas, and represents individuals throughout Galveston, Brazoria and Harris Counties in criminal defense.
Consequences For First-time Drunk Driving Offenders
First time DUI/DWI charges equal a misdemeanor offense, which is punishable by up to 180 days in jail and up to a $2,000 fine. These cases can be complicated because there are many restrictive terms, as well as several steps in issuing bond and negotiating plea bargains. Depending on the specifics of your charge, you may be able to get probation without having to serve jail time.
When you work with our firm, we will help you navigate through the legal process by providing explanations of each step and inform you of the best course of action to take. We work very hard to ensure that you get a positive outcome in your case, and a confident and assertive lawyer at our firm will provide a strong and aggressive defense.
Consequences For Repeat Offenders
Our firm frequently represents repeat offenders and we understand how to take an aggressive and strong approach to your defense. The consequences can be severe because repeat DUI/DWI charges are considered a felony offense and can be punishable by up to five years in the penitentiary. When you come to our firm, we work hard to provide the strongest and most aggressive defense that will achieve the best possible results. We will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of your case and determine a course of action to take.
Friendswood Multiple DUI Attorney
As harsh as the consequences are for a first-time DUI/DWI offense, the consequences of a repeat offense are that much worse. Texas law enforcement officials push for the harshest penalties for second, third and subsequent drunk driving offenders. If you are facing repeat DUI/DWI charges, you need an experienced defense lawyer on your side.
At The Law Office of Phillip W. Morris, we frequently represent repeat offenders and we understand how to take an aggressive and strong approach to your defense. Attorney Phillip W. Morris is a former police chief who is well-versed in effective defense strategies for drunk driving charges.
Contact us today online or by telephone at (281)992-1600 to arrange a consultation with an experienced Friendswood multiple DUI attorney.
Felony DWI Charges In Texas
The chances of being charged with a felony DWI are increased if you have prior drunk driving convictions on your record. If you have two or more DWI convictions on your record, the charge can be increased from a class A misdemeanor to a felony. The penalties for felony DWI are significantly increased, and include mandatory jail time, driver's license suspension and thousands of dollars in fines. You may also be ordered to enter into alcohol rehabilitation. You may also be required to install an ignition interlock device on your car.
We will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of your case and determine a course of action to take. We will examine your former convictions to make sure they are valid and truly constitute a prior offense. We are prepared to help you avoid the harsh consequences of a multiple DUI/DWI conviction.
Contact A Friendswood DWI Lawyer
Have you been charged with a second, third or subsequence DWI offense in Texas? Contact us today online or by telephone at (281)992-1600 to arrange a consultation with a knowledgeable Friendswood multiple DUI attorney.