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Felony DWI Defense in Brazoria County

Understanding What Makes a DWI a Felony

Is a DWI a felony? It depends. In most cases, a DWI is considered to be a misdemeanor offense in the state of Texas—but not always. In fact, there are several situations and factors that can cause a felony to be elevated to a felony offense, which results in exponentially harsher penalties and longer-lasting consequences for the defendant.

Just some of the examples of felony DWI cases include the following:

  • Third DWI Charge: Where a defendant is convicted of his or her third DWI.
  • DWI with Child Passenger: Where a defendant is found to be drinking and driving with a child who is younger than 15 years of age in the car with him or her. This is considered to be a state jail felony.
  • Intoxication Assault: Where a defendant causes serious bodily injury while drunk driving; in Texas, an injury is classified as a "serious bodily injury" when it has the significant risk of death, causes serious or permanent disfigurement, or damages a body part of an organ. This is a third-degree felony.
  • Intoxication Manslaughter: Where a defendant kills another human being while drunk driving. This is considered to be a second-degree felony in the state of Texas.

Contact a DWI Attorney for Help Today

Have you been accused of felony DWI in Brazoria County, Galveston, or any of the surrounding areas? Are you looking for aggressive defense? If so, do not hesitate to contact the Law Office of Steve O. Gonzalez as soon as possible. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Attorney Gonzalez has the hands-on experience and knowledge needed to help protect your legal rights. He is known for his hard-hitting approach, and he is dedicated to helping his clients fight for their freedoms.

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At Law Office of Steve O. Gonzalez, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "I highly recommend Steve and this team"
    In George Orwell Book (Animal Farm) George Orwell said, " All animal are created equal, but some are more equal than others"
    Ultimately, the quote serves as a cautionary reminder of the potential pitfalls that emerge when individual or collective interests overshadow the principles of fairness and justice.
    1) As my attorney I was updated with phone calls and followed by mail.
    2) He did what only the best attorney do, defending the client's interest and reputation and not plea bargaining for lesser sentence.
    3) Will stand up for client's rights, Justice and fairness.
    All attorneys including State Public Defenders are created equal they and they all have the same functions to perform in the civil society. In my experience with Steve and his team are more equal than others in fighting for rights, fairness and justice which is why we go to court.
    After going through the system once I pray, I never be in that situation again, I am glad I found an attorney that suited my needs. If I were to be in the situation again, I would rather walk into that court with this attorney with confidence knowing that nothing can possibly go wrong. For anyone that may need the service of an attorney, I highly recommend Steve and this team if you want to come out innocent OR you might as well settle for a public Defender and give the prosecutor your jail house uniform size before you get to the courthouse. The difference will be clear after the verdict, you make the choice.
    - Kooffreh
    "Godsend"
    I was charged with 2 felony cases (DWI & Evading) and my life had just turned upside down. I was looking to hire the best attorney in Brazoria County and everyone I talked to said Steve Gonzalez was the best. Through his hard work and persistence, he was able to prove my innocence. I wouldn't want my life in anyone else's hand except his.
    - Anonymous
    "Experienced and Respected"
    I am extremely grateful that Mr. Gonzalez represented me in my case. From the very beginning, he was very communicative and made me feel at ease. His legal assistants were also very kind and helpful throughout the process. He is a highly respected attorney whose reputation and expertise are phenomenal.
    - Anonymous
    "Could not have been better"
    Was arrested twice in a very short period for invalid license. I was unaware how seriously Brazoria County takes the charge. I was looking at a class A misdemeanor for the second offense and the state had not filed the first. I thought the best possible outcome could be time served and awaiting first offense but Mr Gonzalez got the second offense dropped to a Class C misdemeanor with $100 fine and no filing of the first case I had not even considered that possible in the outcome could not have been better.
    - Joe
    "Best Lawyer hands down! Your in good hands if you hire them"
    I was facing a very scary and very serious felony charge and I was innocent! Steve Gonzalez and Kristi fought and got no bill. When they tell you you’re in good hands, you if you don’t take their word for it please take mine! They got me my life back and I could never ever thank them enough for this. The best hands down.
    - Kevin
    "Best Lawyer hands down"
    Steve and his law firm are by far the best firm around. They were always in court on time and kept me informed throughout my 3-year process with Steve and his partner Kristina. He ended up getting my case dismissed after that long period. I would like to thank both of them for there and patience with my case it was money well spent and would definitely refer him to everybody.
    - Former Client
    "Great Attorney"
    Kristi is fantastic. I recommend her to anyone that needs a DWI attorney. She is knowledgeable and informative. If you want to win the case hire Kristi.
    - Former Client
    "One of the Greatest"
    Steve O. Gonzales took the time and effort to navigate through and precisely take care of what needed to be done. He doesn't hold back and goes all out. Most definitely worth the money. He is a good man with good values. Doesn't take any B.S. from the court or the client. Honesty gets Excellent Results.
    - Sean

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  • More than 5,000 Clients Helped Since Start of the Firm
  • Serving Spanish-Speaking Clients
  • Certified in Breath Tests, Blood Tests and SFSTs
  • Former Brazoria County Assistant District Attorney
  • Aggressive & Passionate Legal Representation
  • Over 32 Years Representing The Accused

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