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Felony DWI Attorneys

Defending Clients In Waxahachie, Midlothian, Red Oak, & Ellis County Cities

If your freedom is at stake and you are facing felony charges for driving while intoxicated (DWI), your first priority should be to consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer. You could be facing years in state prison, not to mention permanent license revocation, heavy fines, and facing the rest of your life with a criminal record. Exercise your right to legal counsel and involve an attorney who can ensure you are afforded every protection the U.S. Constitution has to offer. Our DWI lawyers have an extensive knowledge of Texas DWI laws and can fight for you until the very end. Attorney Robin McCarty uses his background as a former police officer and prosecutor to anticipate the opposition’s next move and to determine which strategies are more likely to meet with success in criminal court. Leading our team, he fights to defend clients facing felony DWI charges across Defending Clients In Waxahachie, Midlothian, Red Oak, Maypearl, Ovilla. Facing felony DWI charges? Call (972) 775-2100 for a free case review.

When Is DWI Charged as a Felony?

In Texas, the following offenses may be classified as felony DWI charges:
  • Intoxication Assault – Causing a car accident that results in serious bodily injury to another person, while DWI. Defined in Texas Penal Code § 49.07, penalties may include a fine of up to $10,000 and up to 10 years in prison.
  • DWI with Child Passenger – DWI with a passenger who is less than 15 years old in the vehicle at the time of the offense. Defined in Texas Penal Code § 49.045, penalties may include imprisonment for up to 2 years and a fine of $10,000
  • Intoxication Manslaughter – Causing a fatal auto accident while DWI. Under Texas Penal Code § 49.08, penalties for intoxication manslaughter may include a fine of up to $10,000 and 2-20 years in state prison.
Texas law enforcement and prosecutors are relentless when it comes to DWI charges. They will pursue a felony conviction whenever possible, placing a defendant’s entire future at risk. Only a skilled Ellis County DWI attorney will be able to counter the prosecuting attorney’s aggressive tactics. At McCarty-Larson, PLLC, you have the invaluable advantage of having a former prosecutor and law enforcement officer on your side. We offer 24/7 services and flexible scheduling hours. Call our firm at (972) 775-2100 to discuss your case.