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Felony DWI Attorney Serving Grimes County

DWI Defense Lawyer Douglas W. Atkinson

The majority of Grimes County DWI cases are misdemeanors, meaning they are punishable by up to 1 year in jail, along with fines and other penalties. However, in certain circumstances a DWI offense may be charged as a felony. A felony DWI conviction will mean a mandatory minimum sentence of 1 year in prison, with possible sentences of up to 10 or even 20 years, depending upon the particular case.

As a practiced DWI lawyer, Douglas W. Atkinson is knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to felony DWI charges. Since 1998, Mr. Atkinson has been practicing law and protecting the rights of clients throughout all of Grimes County, including in Anderson, Bedias, Iola, Navasota, Todd Mission, Richards, Shiro and Stoneham. Because his practice is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense, attorney Atkinson is able to provide a higher level of representation based upon his superior knowledge and familiarity with DWI defense.

Felony DWI in Grimes County, Texas

Following are the three main types of felony DWI charges that a driver may face in Texas:

  • 3rd or Subsequent DWI Offense: Facing a third DWI offense or fourth DWI offense means that a driver will be facing felony charges. A conviction may result in a 2-10 year sentence in a state penitentiary, along with fines, community service and license suspension.
  • DWI with Injury: Driving while intoxicated and causing an auto accident which then results in the serious bodily injury of another is the felony offense of DWI with injury. A conviction may mean that the driver will face 2 to 10 years in a state penitentiary, along with other penalties.
  • DWI Manslaughter: A drunk driver who causes a fatal auto accident will face DWI manslaughter charges. This Second Degree Felony DWI offense may result in a state penitentiary sentence of 2 to 20 years, along with other penalties.

To find out how Grimes County DWI attorney Doug Atkinson can help you fight your felony DWI charges, contact our firm to schedule a free confidential consultation.

Contact Felony DWI Lawyer Douglas W. Atkinson and discover the difference an experienced lawyer can make!

Douglas W. Atkinson - Grimes County DWI Lawyer
Located at 322 Metcalf Street Conroe, TX 77301. View Map
Phone: (936) 463-0077