Facing charges for DWI in Dallas County? If so, you need an aggressive, experienced Dallas County DWI lawyer on your side. A Driving While Intoxicated arrest can affect your drivers license, your criminal record, and even your freedom. Fines, surcharges, drivers license suspension, probation, community service, a criminal record, and jail time are all possible, even if you’ve never been arrested before. First offense DWI is a class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to 180 days in the county jail and a fine of up to $2000. If you’ve been previously convicted of DWI, or you’re alleged to have a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.15,
it’s a class A misdemeanor, with a penalty range of up to 1 year in the county jail, and a $4000 fine. Finally, if you have two or more DWI convictions, you can be charged with a third degree felony DWI, which can land you in prison for up to 10 years, and result in a fine of up to $10,000.