Corsicana DWI Lawyer
Charged with driving under the influence (DUI) if you are under 21? Charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) if you are 21 and over? You are probably feeling stressed and overwhelmed. DUI/DWI conviction in Texas carries severe consequences that may have far-reaching and lasting ramifications on your future. It is therefore imperative to retain an experienced Corsicana DWI lawyer. He can help you understand your legal options and have someone in your corner battling to protect your rights.
DUI/DWI defense is our singular focus at John Eastland, Attorney at Law, P.C. Equipped with immense experience and a wealth of knowledge of the harsh DUI/DWI laws and the criminal justice system, our highly qualified Corsicana DWI attorney can develop your best possible defense strategy tailored to your individualized needs.
Your case is important. Your story, the facts and circumstances of your arrest and the subsequent events, and your legal and life goals matter to us. We work hard to ensure you can meet those goals.
Don’t let the intimidating or frustrating criminal justice system negatively impact your future. To avoid or reduce the consequences of your charge, arrest and conviction, Corsicana DWI lawyer John Eastland will scrutinize and relentlessly investigate your case. He will also strategize your best possible defense and aggressively litigate your case.
DUI/DWI Conviction Penalties
What type of penalties could you be facing? Depending on your case’s facts and circumstances, first and second DUI/DWI convictions are misdemeanors and subsequent convictions are felonies. Penalties include:
- Time in prison, and
- Revocation or suspension of driving privileges.
Your professional and personal life could be devastatingly impacted by DUI/DWI convictions. This may include loss of personal relationships, child visitation or custody, or employment opportunities. By challenging the circumstances of your arrest or subsequent events, or even the results of your Breathalyzer, alcohol blood test, or the standardized field sobriety tests, a tenacious Corsicana DWI lawyer could negotiate a reduction or dismissal of your DUI/DWI charges and/or penalties.
Challenging the Results of Your Breathalyzer and Alcohol Blood Tests
Proper challenging of your breathalyzer or alcohol blood tests results can bar them as evidence. For example, the Breathalyzer may have been improperly administered or inaccurately calibrated accurately. Similarly, during the administration of your alcohol blood test, the protocol may have been improperly followed.
Corsicana DWI lawyer John Eastland remains on top of the “science” behind DUI/DWI chemical tests. He understands that other factors, such as medical condition or whether you consumed food prior to taking the tests, may influence the Chemical test results, rending them unreliable.
Challenging the Results of Your Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
As a certified standardized field sobriety test (SFST) practitioner, Corsicana DWI lawyer John Eastland received training to administer the following SFST tests:
- Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus
- One Leg Stand
- Walk and Turn
John Eastland can effectively challenge your DUI/DWI charges by utilizing his knowledge of what affects the accuracy of these “balance” tests.
Contact a Seasoned Corsicana DWI Lawyer
If you are facing charges of driving under the influence or while intoxicated, you need to immediately begin building your defenses. A Corsicana DWI lawyer who exclusively practices DUI/DWI defense can help build a strong defense to fight the charges against you. Call John Eastland, Attorney at Law, P.C., at 903-471-3223 or send an email today. We represent people charged with DUI/DWI throughout Texas.