First Offense DWI Over 20 Years of Result-Oriented Criminal Defense 

Grimes County First DWI Lawyer

Assisting Clients with Their First DWI Offense

Even if you have a clean criminal record, a DWI arrest and conviction can have serious consequences. A first offense DWI may result in imprisonment, probation, license suspension, fines, and other penalties. You will need a defense lawyer to help you avoid a conviction and maximum penalties for this offense.

Grimes County DWI attorney Doug Atkinson is experienced in helping clients who have been arrested for a first DWI offense in and around Grimes County, Texas. Even if there is evidence against you, such as failed field sobriety tests or a failed breath or blood test, attorney Atkinson understands how to make the law work in your favor and contest the results of these tests.

First DWI Offenses & Penalties in Grimes County, Texas

A conviction for a first DWI offense may result in the following penalties:

  • Fine of up to $2,000
  • 72 hours to 6 months in jail
  • 24 hours to 100 hours of community service
  • DWI probation for 2 years
  • 1 year license suspension

First time offenders may be granted probation in lieu of jail time, which may include drug/alcohol evaluation, DWI education classes, MADD Victim Impact Panel, a monthly fee of $25 to $40 and community service. After a first DWI conviction, you may apply for an occupational driver’s license after a certain time period, if you meet particular requirements.

Douglas W. Atkinson takes on DWI cases for first-time offenders throughout all of Grimes County, Texas, including in Anderson, Bedias, Iola, Navasota, Todd Mission, Richards, Shiro and Stoneham. If you are looking for an attorney who has the experience, tenacity and knowledge to provide you with a positive case outcome, you have come to the right place.

Contact Grimes County DWI lawyer Douglas W. Atkinson today in regard to your first DWI offense and how we can defend your rights.

Recent Case Results

Winning Is a Priority
  • 2nd DWI w/ Open Container Not Guilty
  • 7 Class C Misdemeanor Offenses All Cases Dismissed
  • Assault Not Guilty
  • Domestic Violence Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Dismissed
  • Driving While License Invalid. Dismissed
  • Drug Charge Drug Charge Reduced, Deportation Avoided
  • Drug Possession Dismissed
  • DWI Dismissed
  • DWI Dismissed
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Why Doug Atkinson?

Quality You Can Count On
  • Over 21 Years of Experience
  • We Only Practice Criminal Defense
  • More Than 10,000 People Helped
  • Thousands of DWI Cases Handled
  • Award-Winning Representation
  • Client-Focused. Results-Driven.

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