I have been reading Sitemeter again to see what brings you to my site. A recent reader googled “HOW TO GET A DWI CASE DIMISSED”.

Reader, first let me tell you that Google will search the internet very well even if you do not TYPE IN ALL CAPS. Now on to your question.

How To Get A DWI Dismissed
Short answer- You can’t. An experienced DWI defense lawyer can.

DWI cases are among the hardest to get dismissed. DWIs are built upon a police officer’s opinion. Unlike lay witnesses a professional law enforcement witness will always show up, and always testify that you are guilty. Finally, weak DWI cases are usually not filed (unless you are in Collin County).

I have had two DWI dismissals recently. Every case is different, but here are some lessons.

Hire A Defense Lawyer Early
One was accomplished with a great ALR cross examination (I had a cop actually say my client was not intoxicated, just “under the influence”). Make sure you hire an attorney early so you can have an ALR hearing. In Texas you only have 15 days after arrest to request this hearing.

Bring A Lawyer To Court
A recent DWI dismissal was because critical evidence went missing. The case couldn’t be tried without it. However, if my client had gone to court alone and plead guilty this case would not have been dismissed. Lesson- Even if you subjectively believe you are “guilty” a defense lawyer can help evaluate the case.

Reader, get an attorney now. An experienced DWI defense lawyer is your best chance to protect your rights.


5 responses to “HOW TO GET A DWI CASE DISMISSED- You search, I answer”

  1. michael wahrenberger says:

    im an iraqi veteran with post traumatic syndrom, which i see council for, but it leads me to make stupid mistakes, like a DWI the other day, is there any way out of this charge? thank you for your time

  2. Robert Guest says:

    I am sorry to hear about your situation. I do not give out legal advice on this blog.

    Please email me.

  3. tiffany says:

    so if i’m reading all of these web pages right…is it true that i can’t get my dui expunged or even sealed from employers? this has been a tragic event in my life and I feel that i am not a bad person, i just made a mistake while trying to help a friend out. Now i get to potentially have my life ruined over this and it’s hard to deal with…

  4. jason benoit says:

    if your first dwi has been dismissed for whatever reason can it still come back on you if you get a second dwi or is the dismissed dwi off records?

    did i make any sense

  5. We got a case reduced to a non-alcohol when the prosecution lost the blood sample.

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