6060 N. Central Expy Ste. 560 Dallas, TX 75206
Phone: (214) 800-2875
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DWI

The punishments for DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are severe. Even for a first offense you can be sent to jail for up to 180 days, fined up to $2,000, and your license may be suspended for between three months and one year. In addition, you may be required to have an ignition interlock fitted to your vehicle. For further offenses, the penalties are even more severe.

It follows that if you are charged with DWI you need to contact the best Dallas DWI lawyer immediately. There are many ways to defend someone charged with DWI, but the lawyer needs to take action quickly. Hernandez & Baggett, are expert Dallas DWI attorneys with over 30 years of combined experience.

You can be charged with DWI in two ways. The first is if a measurement of your blood alcohol content is above 0.08 or higher, and the second is if an officer determines that you have lost use of your physical or mental faculties from the use of drugs or alcohol.

Many people believe that there is no defense in the case of a blood test. However, this is by no means the case. The expert Dallas DWI attorneys at Hernandez and Baggett know that there are many different ways that a blood test can produce false results if the proper procedures are not followed exactly. Expert Dallas DWI lawyers, such as the attorneys at Hernandez & Baggett, will be able to investigate whether the correct procedures were, indeed, followed, or whether there is room for doubt.

There are actually more possibilities of error with a blood test than with a breath test, because there are a lot more steps in the chain of collecting, storing, and analysing the sample, and reporting the results. The Dallas DWI lawyers at Hernandez & Baggett, know these procedures and know exactly what to look for in your DWI case.

Just to give a couple of examples, the machine used to analyse the blood may not have been cleaned in accordance with the instructionsor the lab technicians may have had very little training on all the correct procedures required by law. In some cases, it has even been proven that lab technicians have falsified results.

Even if you were given a breath test, there are still things which may not have been carried out correctly and which can be challenged by an expert Dallas DWI lawyer.

It is worth noting that the Dallas DWI attorneys at Hernandez and Baggett have been prosecutors, so are completely familiar with both sides of the law.

If you have been charged with DWI, do not waste a second. Contact us immediately as there are many things that we can do to defend you.

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Hernandez & Baggett, PLLC
6060 N. Central Expy Ste. 560
Dallas, TX 75206
Phone: (214) 800-2875
Para Español: (214) 714-2444
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