Intoxication assault is a third-degree felony, resulting in jail time. If you drive while intoxicated and seriously injure someone, you’ll be charged with intoxicated assault, also known as DWI with bodily injury.
What Happens If I’m Charged with Intoxication Assault? If you drive while intoxicated and seriously injure someone, the penalties are stiff. You could be facing:
- A LICENSE SUSPENSION OF AT LEAST 90 DAYS (IN SOME CASES, UP TO A YEAR)
- PRISON TIME OF AT LEAST TWO YEARS (UP TO 10 YEARS)
- A FINE UP UP TO $10,000
The courts will push hard for a conviction which means that you may have a felony on your record, thereby affecting your ability to get a job and care for your family for years to come – not just the time you’ll spend in prison.
How an Austin DWI Attorney Can Help
You’ll need an experienced Austin DWI attorney to help you fight the charges. Starting with motions to throw out the blood tests and protecting your rights, Attorney Payal Jethva reviews every aspect of your case himself. She’ll investigate the accident site, examine police and witness reports, and look for mechanical failures or road conditions that reveal another side to the story – the side favorable for you. Attorney Jethva has a solid track record of getting dismissals, reduced charges, and not guilty verdicts. With years of experience dealing with courts, police officers, and DWI defense, her track record speaks for itself: a list of not guilty verdicts and dismissed and reduced charges that kept her clients on the road and out of prison. If you’ve been arrested for an intoxication assault, call (281) 743-0016 today. Don’t wait; build your defense today!