Jacksonville DWI Lawyer
When arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI), you can expect to feel stressed and worried about what could happen to you. The state of Texas carries tough DWI laws that contain harsh consequences. These consequences can alter someone’s life in a negative manner. It is imperative that you retain an experienced Jacksonville DWI lawyer who can help you navigate through the complex DWI laws and fight to protect your future.
At John Eastland, Attorney at Law, P.C., we only focus on DWI defense. Consequently, we are well versed and knowledgeable in Texas DWI laws and defenses and are extremely familiar with the criminal justice system. Our Jacksonville DWI attorney has the requisite experience to handle your DWI defense case as a result of his laser like focus on DWI law.
DWI defense requires a personal touch
We are as committed to defending your DWI case as you are to protecting your freedom. DWI defense requires a personal touch and that means we value our clients as people. We want to know everything about you, as well as the facts of your case and the other circumstances surrounding your case.
In order to help you achieve your goals, we will carefully analyze and examine every aspect of your case. Our Jacksonville DWI lawyer will implement strategies designed to get the court to reduce your sentence or dismiss your case. We want to protect you from the harsh consequences of being convicted of a DWI. While the criminal justice system is scary and intimidating, we will not allow you to give up on yourself or your case.
What are the consequences of a DWI?
If you are a first time offender of a DWI law, you are facing some severe penalties. Every case’s facts and circumstances will help determine the penalties handed down by the court, but generally first time offenders are facing misdemeanor charges and penalties. Three time DWI offenders face felony charges and penalties. Some of the penalties include:
- losing your driving privileges indefinitely or permanently,
- incarceration up to a year if a misdemeanor or more than a year if a felony.
In addition to the criminal penalties, you can lose your job, marriage or visitations with your children. A Jacksonville DWI lawyer will zealously advocate on your behalf to obtain a reduction in your sentence or a dismissal of your case.
Tests administered to determine DWI
While evidence related to breathalyzer tests, blood alcohol tests are used against you in a court proceeding. However, your DWI attorney can bar this evidence from being admitted. There are factors that can affect the results of these tests, such as pre-existing medical conditions.
Attorney John Eastland keeps up to date on the science behind these tests. As a result, he knows when protocol for these tests was incorrect or not correctly administered.
Field Sobriety Tests
Attorney John Eastland is a certified practitioner of the field sobriety tests administered by law enforcement to help determine DWIs. He is certified in the:
His knowledge that these tests often result in scoring that is not accurate lead to him being able to challenge your DWI case.
Contact a Jacksonville DWI Lawyer Today
Don’t wait until it is too late to retain an attorney upon arrest for DWI. An experienced Jacksonville DWI lawyer at John Eastland, Attorney at Law, P.C., can help you build a strong defense against your DWI charges.
Contact us via email or at 903-471-3223 for a free case evaluation today. We represent people in Jacksonville and throughout Texas.