DWI Lawyer Houston - Costs

Arrested for DWI in Houston?

Nearly every Texas DWI case will necessitate a different set of legal fees.

Criminal Lawyers in Houston will charge on a cases by case basis.

Drunk Driving Defense Costs

  • Court Fees
  • Criminal Fine (up to $10,000)
  • Annual Fees to keep driver's license (usually about $2,000/yr)
  • Lawyer Fees (varies by case)
  • Jail Time

Call (713) 224-4000 for consultation.

DWI Related Offenses & Extenuating Circumstances

First DWI in Houston

  • Max $2,000 fine, 3-180 days jail, lose license for up to 1 yr, up to $2,000/yr for 3 yrs to keep your license

2nd DWI in Houston

  • Max $4,000 fine, 30 days - 1 yr jail, lose license up to 2 yrs, same annual fee to keep license

3rd DWI in Houston

  • Max $10,000 fine, 2 - 10 yrs state prison, lose license up to 2 yrs, same annual fee to keep license

DWI With Child Passenger in Houston

Child under 15 in vehicle, you can be charged with child endangerment.

  • Max $10,000 fine, up to 2 yrs jail, lose license up to 6 months, other fees apply

Open Container in Houston

  • $500 fine & Class C Misdemeanor
  • If also charged with DWI, then Class B misdemeanor + 6 days jail

Intoxication Manslaughter in Houston

2nd Degree Felony.

  • 2 - 20 yrs state prison [mandatory minimum is in effect]
  • Max $10,000 fine

Call (713) 224-4000 - Houston Criminal Attorney