DWI – DUI – Driving While Intoxicated

If you are charged with a DWI contact us to discuss the facts of your case. Do not procrastinate because there are deadlines to watch out for and court dates that cannot be missed. Dallas DWI Attorney Martin J Rubin will be your advocate during all phases of the case and will educate you about what steps you should take.

DWI arrests and conviction not only will possibly affect your freedom and your bank account but will also affect your employment, your ability to get loans, your ability to lease and of course, the costs of your liability insurance.

The State will try to take away your license. Fight this suspension at the ALR hearing. Even if you lose your license, Martin J. Rubin will contact assist you in obtaining an occupational driver’s license so that you can drive for work, school and essential household reasons.

The State will want you to plead guilty and take probation or jail time. Consider contesting the charge. The State has the burden to prove that you are guilty and sometimes the State fails to meet its burden.

Martin J. Rubin will evaluate your case, will read the State’s file and review the State’s videos. Dallas DWI Attorney Martin J. Rubin will spend time with you to discuss the facts of your case, the law, the procedure and will counsel you with how to proceed with your case.

The Motion to Suppress evidence is one of the greatest tools of winning a DWI case. The arresting officer may not have had reasonable suspicion to stop you or probable cause to arrest you. If the Judge grants the Motion the State will in most instances dismiss the case.

Mr. Rubin has have handled many jury trials for DWI over the past four decades. If you are found not guilty the next step will be expunction. If you are found guilty, the next step is to work out the best possible bargain with the State or proceed with a sentencing hearing before the Judge or Jury. It has been Mr. Rubin’s experience that taking a case to trial will usually not result in jail time on a first DWI conviction. Trials with breath or blood test results are definitely time-consuming and require expertise when cross-examining the State’s witnesses. That is why you need our experienced, knowledgeable and dedicated attorney, Martin J. Rubin.

Texas is known for its tough DWI laws. For a first offense with a blood alcohol level of .08 up to a blood alcohol level of .14, the charge will be a class B misdemeanor. If your blood alcohol level is .15 or greater, even if it is your first arrest for DWI, you will face a class A misdemeanor. Third offenses are felonies.

An arrest for driving while intoxicated carries serious punishment. You can face jail time or penitentiary imprisonment, monetary fines and court costs, drug and alcohol classes, hours of community service, monthly visits to a probation officer and probation fees, additional counseling if required, drug and alcohol screening, suspension of driver’s license and extremely high surcharges.