Houston Motor Vehicle Crimes Attorney


Defending Against Motor Vehicle Offenses in Texas

Motor vehicle offenses are some of the most common crimes prosecuted in Texas. Many driving offenses are considered traffic infractions punishable by a fine or traffic school, but some are serious, resulting in a criminal conviction.

Regardless of the circumstances of your driving offense, you should always consult an experienced attorney. At James Alston Law, we will fight to protect your driving privileges and prevent moving violations from being added to your record. You need an experienced motor vehicle crime lawyer who knows what it takes to get the results you deserve. Contact James Alston Law today to get the legal help you need.

Criminal Motor Vehicle Offenses in Texas

A criminal conviction for some driving offenses can leave you without a license and in jail for a significant period. The most common motor vehicle crimes include:

  • Driving while intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driving while license suspended
  • Intoxication manslaughter
  • Involuntary manslaughter with motor vehicle
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Murder – with motor vehicle

Other offenses that can result in severe penalties if convicted include hit and run, driving without insurance, speeding, and racing. Motor vehicle crimes are codified under the Texas Transportation Code and the Texas Penal Code.

Consulting a Knowledgeable Houston Motor Vehicle Crime Attorney

If you have been arrested for a driving offense in Houston, you need to immediately consult an attorney. One of the most common motor vehicle crimes involves driving while intoxicated. A first offense DWI can result in up to 180 days in jail, the loss of your driving privileges for up one year and a fine not to exceed $2,000. You cannot afford to risk your finances and freedom.

Contact James Alston Law to speak directly with an experienced Houston criminal defense attorney. Mr. Alston is a former state and federal prosecutor who will ensure that you get the most favorable outcome in your case. You deserve an advocate who will fight to protect your rights and your future. Do not trust your case to someone inexperienced and unproven. Mr. Alston is recognized throughout Houston for his aggressive but fair advocacy. Call today at (713) 228-1400 to schedule a free, no-hassle consultation.