El Paso DUI Defense Attorney
Accused of a DUI or DWI in Texas?
If you choose to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs
or alcohol and are pulled over by law enforcement, you could be facing
charges of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). In Texas, the legal blood
alcohol concentration for those over the age of 21 is. 08. .02 for those
under the age of 21, and .04 for drivers of commercial vehicles.
If you have been arrested and charged with DUI, it is absolutely critical
to immediately retain the services of our experienced El Paso DUI defense
lawyer. You could be facing very severe penalties, including the loss
of your freedom, loss of driving privileges, substantial fines, and the
negatives associated with a permanent criminal record. The Law Offices
of Ruben Ortiz can successfully handle your case, protect your rights,
and aggressively fight for the outcome you need!
Get in contact with us now to receive in-depth advice on how to proceed with your case.
Some of the penalties that you may be facing for a DUI conviction include:
First offense: three to 180 days in jail, up to $2,000 in fines, and a license suspension
of 90 to 365 days
Second offense: 30 days to one year in jail, up to $4,000 in fines, a license suspension
of 180 days to two years, and the installation of an Interlock Ignition
Device (IID) in your vehicle
Third offense: two years in jail, up to $10,000 in fines, a license suspension of 180
days to two years, and the installation of an Interlock Ignition Device
(IID) in your vehicle
Thoroughly Investigating Every Aspect of Your Case
There are numerous defense to DUI cases, especially with respect to mistakes
and rights violations committed by police officers. Ruben Ortiz will immediately
begin investigating every detail of the situation to see if the officer
had a lawful reason to pull you over in the first place, if all tests
were properly administered, if any evidence was videotaped, and anything
else that could potentially strengthen your defense.
Call our El Paso office today at (915) 308-8850 and schedule your free
consultation with El Paso DUI defense lawyer Ruben Ortiz!