DWI Assault

What does DWI Assault mean?

DWI assault is causing serious bodily injury to another person, either by accident or mistake, while operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Serious bodily injury is injury which "causes serious permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ."

In the state of Texas, DWI assault is a third degree felony. Punishments vary by state, but in the state of Texas a driver who is convicted of DWI assault can expect to spend 2 to 10 years in prison, pay fines up to $10,000, serve probation, perform community service, and potentially be required to install an ignition interlock device in their car. Drivers will also have to complete a drug and alcohol evaluation and will not be allowed to consume any alcohol. Whether you have been charged with DWI assault in Texas or in any other state you should talk to a DUI lawyer immediately.

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Drunk Driving Law Attorneys near Ashburn VA

Ervin Kibria PLLC

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500 N. Washington Street, Ste. 203
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Fairfax, VA 22030

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