Texas Celebrity DWI Lawyer Tyler Flood Explains Texas DWI Laws

July 8, 2020

Texas drunk driving laws are stringent. If you operate an automobile in public place while you are intoxicated, under Texas laws, you have committed a DWI offense. The intoxication could occur due to consumption of alcohol or drugs (or both). If your breath or blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is found to be .08 or above, it will mean that you were intoxicated.

However, in case of drugs, it may not be possible to immediately determine their presence in your bloodstream. Therefore, if you are not able to make the normal use of your physical or mental faculties because you have consumed drugs, you will qualify as intoxicated under the law. Texas high net worth DWI lawyer Tyler Flood and his legal team are committed to fighting for your rights if you have been arrested on the charges of driving while intoxicated. 

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A law enforcement officer can ask you to take a field sobriety test as well as a breathalyzer test to determine your impairment due to alcohol or drugs. The law also prohibits you to carry an open container of alcohol in your vehicle, and you could be fined up to $500 as a driver or passenger. Texas celebrity DWI lawyer Tyler Flood will discuss the best possible defense strategy with you for a favorable outcome.

DWI in Texas with a Child in Your Vehicle  

If you are arrested for DWI while you had a child passenger in your vehicle (a child below 15 years) you could face child endangerment charges. The penalties for this offense include:

·        Imprisonment of up to two years

·        Up to $10,000 in fines

·        Driver’s license suspension for 180 days

Penalties for DWI Offenses

Texas high net worth DWI lawyer Tyler Flood advises that if a police officer has stopped your vehicle, be prepared to show your vehicle registration, driver’s license, and insurance documents. If you refuse to submit yourself to a breath or blood test, it will automatically result in the suspension of your driver’s license for 180 days. DWI penalties in Texas will vary according to how many DWI convictions you have had in the past.

First Offense

·        Imprisonment for 3 days to 180 days

·        Up to $2,000 in fines

·        Up to one year suspension of driver’s license

Second Offense

·        Imprisonment for 1 month to 12 months

·        Up to $4,000 in fines

·        Up to two years suspension of driver’s license

Third Offense

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·        Imprisonment for 2 to 10 years

·        Up to $10,000 in fines

·        Up to two years suspension of driver’s license

It is notable that if you get convicted two more times for DWI within five years, you will be required to install an alcohol detector ignition switch which will prevent vehicle operation if you are drunk.

Talk to a Trusted and Reputable Texas Celebrity DWI Lawyer

Experienced Texas high net worth DWI lawyer Tyler Flood and his legal team have deep domain expertise in the area of DWI defense. Depending on the facts of your case, we may use potential defenses, such as duress, necessity, or involuntary intoxication to help bolster your legal standing.

We can question the accuracy or propriety of the DWI test, the legality of the traffic stop, or the conduct of the police officer. Call us 24/7, 365 at 713.224.5529 to set up a confidential consultation with our attorneys or contact us online.  


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Robert Henderson
Robert Henderson
December 22, 2023.
I want to give a special thanks to Tyler Flood & Associates. Getting charged with a dwi was the worst feeling and situation I've been in, but the professionalism and confidence that Tyler Fllod & Associates showed throughout my case definitely helped me get some sleep at night. Then when they called and let me know that my case was dismissed and all charges dropped was incredible. Once again, thanks to Tyler Flood & Associates.
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Zeta Ze
December 15, 2023.
Houston DWI/DUI Tyler Flood is the best lawyer to represent you in a DWI/DUI case. Mr. Flood saved my license from being suspended in a non-refusal weekend. In a case, where I feel I did everything wrong and had 0 chance, in my opinion, for a dismissal, my only hope and chance was to hire Mr. Flood and his firm. Having had previous experience with Mr. Flood's firm, I felt that if I had any percentage chance of a dismissal, I had to go with Mr. Flood again. As I am writing this review, I'm still in shock and awe in how Mr. Flood was able to get a dismissal before trial completely started. Mr. Flood knew the law better than the arresting officer and Prosecutors. Even the judge was impressed and paid him a compliment after the dismissal. In my opinion, if you want a fighting chance, hire Mr. Flood and his firm. Mr. Flood genuinely cares about all his clients and does not merely see you as a customer. He and his team are always working on your case. Trust his process. They are absolutely the BEST.
briana Munoz
briana Munoz
December 5, 2023.
Thanks to Tyler Flood I am able to continue my life, him and his partners were amazing in guiding me throughout this hard process. Tyler and his team got me a CASE DISMISSED on my DWI case. His team kept in contact with me on every small detail about my case while being able to thoroughly explain every possibility for me. I also never had to step foot in a courtroom! Him and his team had my back every step of the way and never made me feel like it was not going to be okay. Tyler flood is the BEST DWI/DUI attorney no doubt, please consider letting him take your case if you are ever in need of an amazing lawyer.
October 19, 2023.
When I found myself in a precarious situation and didn’t know where or who to turn to I was recommended to Tyler Flood and Associates. After researching and reading many reviews I decided to hire and retain Flood and Associates services. This was one of the best decisions I made in my life, not only were they there for me in every dim moment and never too busy to answer every question I had whether it was frivolous or not, his expertise was demonstrated to me during my trial. So much so that two other defendants asked for his name and number during my trial. He fought tooth-and-nail for me and he will for you too. I’m only rating him five stars because I can’t rate him any higher. I’ll thank him for the rest of my life.
October 12, 2023.
Houston DWI/DUI Attorney Tyler Flood is the best in the business! Tyler and his team made the entire process stress free for what is a very stressful situation. From winning the first administrative hearing (to retain my license/avoid a breathalyzer) to getting the dismissal before trial even started. He is truly the best in the business!
Cesar Ricardez
Cesar Ricardez
October 3, 2023.
I hired Tyler Flood the day after my DUI arrest after reading glowing reviews about him and I couldn’t be happier that I did so. He took care of both my cases to keep my driving rights and the misdemeanor DUI charge in court. I never even had to appear in court or do anything, him and his team took care of anything while I carried on with my life and would just get updates whenever they appeared in court on my behalf. At the end, my driver license was never suspended and they got my case dismissed. Lesson learned, I don’t wish anyone to get in my situation but if you do, don’t hesitate to hire Tyler Flood and his team, they are extremely professional and they go for the win. No deal, no probation, got it all dismissed.
September 14, 2023.
Tyler Flood, Houston DWI/DUI attorney is fantastic! He is professional, smart and takes pride in getting the best possible outcome for you. This was my second DWI and I didn't want to take chances. I found him on Google and I too was in disbelief with all the 5.0 star reviews. Upon meeting him I quickly discovered it was all true. A lawyer with his own science lab WTH??????? Long story short he got my case dismissed without going to court. You can not put a price on freedom. The only downside is I only hope to need his services this one time. 😀 Thanks again Mr. Flood God bless.
John Sellers
John Sellers
August 31, 2023.
Houston DUI/DWI attorney Tyler Flood is the guy to go to!! I started my journey with these guys on August 4th of this year, my case was dismissed before the end of the month!! Well worth it!! They are organized and efficient, kept me informed of what was going on and answered all my questions. I have shared with my friends and definitely recommend to anyone.
August 29, 2023.
Houston DUI/DWI attorney Tyler Flood is an outstanding attorney and person. If you are in need of a lawyer who understands the panic and sheer fear a family feels when this happens in their lives,Tyler Flood is the attorney for you. He has an outstanding educational background, his office includes an on-site, state-of-the-arts laboratory, and he is surrounded with a legal team to provide background and research data for him to be successful in representing you. He is a One-of-Kind, highly accomplished attorney that will promptly respond to you throughout the duration of your case. Seriously, this guy NEVER sleeps! Tyler Flood understands the importance of a person’s reputation and the seriousness of a DUI/DWI charge. If you choose to work with him, he will work with you to be successful! Tyler Flood is AWESOME!
Trey Perrett
Trey Perrett
August 14, 2023.
Words cannot express what a dominating lawyer Tyler Flood and his team are. I ran into some trouble in 2021 and I was just getting my family, career ,and life together. I was completely scared of what the repercussions could be for the rest of my life. I asked civil layers who they recommend and repeatedly Tyler Flood’s name was given to me. At my first appointment, I was overcome with anxiety of what will happen next. Tyler put me at ease immediately. He believed I had a case. They were great on response time and helping me navigate the often confusing legal system. It’s a long process to have a case brought to trial but I knew I had an amazing lawyer and his team in my corner. Finally, I received the call that my case was dismissed, and I was cleared of all charges. I could not be happier with the way he and his colleagues handled my case and brought home the W. I strongly recommend having Tyler Flood in your corner because he delivers.
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