DWI Attorney in Houston
Houston DWI Lawyer Mario Madrid is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a former Judge and Prosecutor and has represented thousands of individuals charged with DWI.
Mr. Madrid is a proud member of the National College for DUI Defense. He has training in Field Sobriety Testing and study of scientific methods used in blood and alcohol analysis. His experience and training has led to a record of success in all areas of defending DWI cases including Intoxication Assault, and Intoxication Manslaughter cases.
For more information on Driving While Intoxicated, please visit Mr. Madrid’s other resources:
- DWI FAQs
- ALR Hearings
- 1st Offense DWI Charge
- 2nd Offense DWI Charge
- 3rd Offense DWI Charge
- DWI With a Child Passenger
- Felony DWI
- Intoxication Assault
- Intoxication Manslaughter
License Suspensions and ALR Hearings
You have a 15 days to file for a hearing to contest the suspension of your license. It is imperative that you have someone in your corner who has the experience and record to fight and defend you in this time of need. Your job and future opportunities can and will be affected. A Board Certified attorney with the skills and trial experience that Mr. Madrid possesses is a necessity.
When you are arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, the police officer who arrests you takes your license and gives you a Notice of Suspension. You only have 15 days from that date to schedule a hearing to contest your administrative license revocation. The topic at these hearings is specific Texas DWI laws. Only an experienced Houston DWI attorney can properly protect your rights in these cases.
There are severe penalties for a DWI in Texas, depending on the facts of the case, including:
- 72 hours to 10 years of incarceration
- Up to a $10,000 fine
- License suspension of 90 days to 2 years
A DWI with an injury or death can result in even harsher penalties. The state may allege that a deadly weapon, in the form of an automobile, was used, increasing the possibility of a long prison sentence. In this time of need you need someone on your side who can properly and zealously defend you.
A Houston DWI Law Firm
At Madrid Law, Houston Lawyer Mario Madrid aggressively protects his clients’ rights. He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has also been nominated as a Houston Super Lawyer. Mario Madrid is a member of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Bar Association. With prior experience as an Assistant District Attorney, he understands the tactics used by prosecutors in DWI cases and how to best defend against accusations of DWI. Contact Mario Madrid today to discuss how he can help protect your rights in your Houston DWI case.