First Time DWI

DWI First Offense in Texas

Let Our Bryan, TX DUI Defense Attorney Fight for You

Being arrested for a DWI for the first time can be a frightening and stressful experience. While you face harsh penalties such as the following your reputation can take a substantial hit with a permanent mark on your criminal record.

At The Law Office of Shane Phelps, P.C., we are prepared to investigate the charges against you, analyze evidence collected by law enforcement and interview potential witnesses on your behalf.

Our Bryan, TX DUI defense attorney can provide you with an effective defense strategy to either have your charges reduced or your case entirely thrown out.

Call today to learn more about how our DUI lawyers can defend you.

First-Time DWI Penalties

  • First offense convictions of DWI in Texas include a minimum incarceration of three days and a maximum of 180 days.
  • If there is an open container of alcohol in the individual’s possession, the jail time will be a minimum of six days.
  • A fine of no more than $2,000 and a minimum license suspension period of 90 days will also be issued.
  • However, if an individual refuses to participate in BAC testing, the mandatory license suspension period is 180 days according to the implied consent laws.

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With decades of experience under our belts, we have successfully helped a wide range of clients obtain the results they desire. As a former prosecutor, our founding attorney has an in-depth insight of both sides of the courtroom. Take advantage of the opportunity to have an experienced and trusted team on your side.

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Client testimonials

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  • He's very knowledgeable, professional and sincere. I would recommend Shane to any and everyone.

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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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  • Not only very knowledgeable but he is very kind and compassionate

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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

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  • 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