After an Arrest

Bryan, Texas DWI Lawyer

After Arrest, What Happens Next?

DWI charges are serious business. If you are ever arrested, you must take the steps to protect yourself and your future from being tarnished. There are several ways to go about this and deliver a solid defense on your behalf. However, as soon as you are arrested, you must quickly protect yourself from having to face severe criminal penalties and other consequences in the future.

How You Can Protect Yourself After an Arrest

Law enforcement officials are quick to judge anyone whom they believe may be driving under the influence. They stop at nothing and look for even the smallest indication of drunk driving. Not only will law enforcement be persistent, expect that prosecutors will be similar. Prosecutors are ruthless; they take every detail and every shred of evidence to secure a conviction.

Always remember these tips:

  • You have the right to remain silent—The Miranda Rights allow you to stay quiet, as whatever you say can later be used against you by prosecutors.
  • Schedule a hearing to retain your driving privileges.
  • Retain legal representation as soon as possible.

Just because you are arrested does not automatically equate to guilt. You have the opportunity to fight your charges and obtain defense. Remember—you only have 15 days to take action! Our Bryan DWI lawyer at The Law Office of Shane Phelps, P.C. can help you every step of the way.

We Have Knowledge of Both Sides of the Courtroom

Attorney Shane Phelps has worked as a prosecutor and has over three decades of legal experience. He knows the various tactics that prosecutors use to try to gain a conviction. Applying this knowledge to your DWI case, he can counter the arguments before they even have a chance to take precedence. The evidence gathered will also be useful in forming a favorable foundation to begin your defense.

If you have been arrested, do not wait—call us at (979) 773-7028.

We also take emergency calls at (979) 217-4035.

Client testimonials

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  • He was able to not only have the charges dismissed, but completely expunged from my son's record.

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Striving for Favorable results

  • Both Charges Dismissed 2 counts of Aggravated Assault
  • Case dismissed Criminal Trespass - Property
  • Motion to Adjudic dismissed. Probation completed Motion to Adjudicate on Possession of Marijuana 4oz. - 5 lbs
  • Refused Possession of False ID
  • Refused following our investigation Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor (Class A)
  • Reduced to Class C Misdemeanor Criminal Trespass to Habitation (Class A)
  • Refused Aggravated Kidnapping (1st Degree)
  • Reduced Possession of Marijuana
  • Dismissed Theft $20,000-$100,000 (3rd Degree)
  • Reduced Driving While License Suspended
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Benefits of Hiring Our Firm

  • 24/7 Availability
  • Free Case Consultations
  • Award-Winning & Recognized Counsel
  • Former Prosecutor Experience
  • Board Certified Criminal Defense Specialist Since 1992 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Over 30 Years of Legal Experience

Shane Phelps' Accomplishments