DWI/DUI

A DWI arrest is much more than just a traffic ticket. It is a serious legal matter that can put your driving privileges, your livelihood and your very freedom at risk. If you have been arrested for DWI/DUI in Texas or Louisiana, it is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

At the law offices of Carl Henry Franklin, Attorney at Law, we have more than 30 years of experience handling drunk driving defense cases for clients in Texas and Louisiana. We can help you with all aspects of your defense, including criminal proceedings as well as the administrative process of protecting or reinstating your driver's license.

Do you need to talk to an experienced Shreveport or Marshall DWI/DUI lawyer? Contact our law offices today online or by telephone at 866-409-3921 to speak with an experienced Texas and Louisiana criminal defense lawyer.

Texas and Louisiana DWI Defense

We handle drunk driving defense cases in both Texas and Louisiana. If a case involves the laws of both states, we are able to handle criminal proceedings in both jurisdictions.

Penalties you face for a drunk driving first offense include:

FinesJail TimeLicense SuspensionOther Penalties
TexasUp to $2,00072 hours to six monthsOne year. Conditional license may be grantedDWI education classes, at least 24 hours of community service and possible probation
Louisiana$300 to $1,00010 days to six monthsUp to 90 daysDriver improvement class. 32 hours of community service.

For second and subsequent DWI offenses, the penalties are even more severe. We handle a wide range of drunk driving defense cases, including multiple DWI charges, vehicular assault, vehicular manslaughter and other serious criminal charges.

Challenging DWI Evidence

Even if the police claim to have overwhelming evidence against you, it is almost always worth fighting DWI charges. In handling drunk driving defense, we explore all aspects of the arrest, including the stop, the breath test, the field sobriety and other elements of police procedure to determine if our clients' rights were violated.

We are often able to get charges thrown out by challenging DWI evidence. Every case is different. We will thoroughly examine every aspect of your case to determine the best course of action.

Contact Us · Shreveport Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer

Have you been arrested for drunk driving in Texas or Louisiana? Contact our law offices today online or by telephone at 866-409-3921 to speak with an experienced Texas and Louisiana criminal defense lawyer. We offer free initial consultations and accept all major credit cards.