Arrested on a DWI Intoxication Manslaughter charge in Fort Worth or Tarrant County, Texas? Our Fort Worth Criminal Defense Law Firm offers experienced DWI attorneys and former Tarrant County and Dallas County prosecutors who can help fight your charge.
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FORT WORTH DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY
WHAT WE OFFER IN YOUR DWI INTOXICATION MANSLAUGHTER DEFENSE:
Our firm has extensive experience in DWI trials. Our DWI lawyers have tried over 100 DWI trials, from misdemeanor DWI charges to felony DWI charges. In addition, we have reviewed and negotiated thousands of DWI charges and have attended advanced training courses specifically designed for intoxication manslaughter trials.
As a former prosecutor in Tarrant and Dallas County, our DWI attorneys know how the State of Texas will attempt to prosecute you on your intoxication manslaughter case. This knowledge will allow our firm to build the best defense in fighting your DWI intoxication manslaughter charge.
Our lawyers know inside and out each and every aspect of a DWI Intoxication Manslaughter charge, including having expertise in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, breath and blood testing procedures, search warrants, and causation (establishing a link between the driving and the death).
TEXAS PENAL CODE
SECTION 49.08 | TEXAS PENAL CODE | INTOXICATION MANSLAUGHTER
(a) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) operates a motor vehicle in a public place, operates an aircraft, a watercraft, or an amusement ride, or assembles a mobile amusement ride; and
(2) is intoxicated and by reason of that intoxication causes the death of another by accident or mistake.
(b) Except as provided by Section 49.09, an offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
SECTION 3.03 | TEXAS PENAL CODE | STACKING SENTENCES
(b) If the accused is found guilty of more than one offense arising out of the same criminal episode, the sentences may run concurrently or consecutively if each sentence is for a conviction of:
(1) an offense:
(A) under Section 49.07 or 49.08, regardless of whether the accused is convicted of violations of the same section more than once or is convicted of violations of both sections;