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The Aragon Law Firm handles the full range of criminal charges in every court in Travis County, Hays County, and Williamson County.  Whether you are charged with a DWI, Assault, Theft, Public Intoxication, DUI, you need someone on your side.

You need someone experienced in dealing with prosecutors and judges in the county where your case is pending. You need someone that will keep you informed in every stage of the process.  Most importantly, you need someone that will return your phone calls, emails and letters.  Call today to schedule a free consultation with an Austin DWI Lawyer.  Consultations are handled at all hours of the day and we are able to work with any schedule.

Austin DWI Lawyer

AUSTIN DWI LAWYER

DWIs, DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED (DWI) is unfortunately an exceedingly common crime in the State of Texas.  If you or someone you know has been charged with a DWI, you need a Lawyer you can trust to guide you through this tough time.  A DWI is a very serious crime, and if you are convicted of a DWI, you face long lasting repercussions.  Fines, Fees, Community Service, Counseling Classes, Drug Testing, Probation officers, License Suspension, Surcharges, and many many more things must be taken into consideration.  If you plan on fighting your DWI charge, you need an Austin DWI Lawyer that has experience coordinating the many steps necessary for Trial preparation.

No matter if you took the Standard Field Sobriety Tests, gave breath, gave blood or denied any of those, the Aragon Law Firm can help you.  Many think that if they gave breath or blood, there is no way to fight their DWI.  The truth is that a proper DWI evaluation is very complex and there are many factors to take into account.  No two DWIs are the same, and an experienced Austin DWI Lawyer can help you understand your case.  First it will help to review the statute.

A person commits an offense of driving while intoxicated if the person is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place. Intoxication has two definitions. The definition of intoxication that is usually discussed is if someone has a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more. The other definition of intoxication is not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous drug, a combination of two or more of those substances, or any other substance into the body.

Many, wrongfully believe that it is illegal to Drink and Drive.  That is false.  If you are facing a DWI charge, get the answers your need by calling an Austin DWI Lawyer to fight for you.  A DWI does not have to define your future.

Don’t let a DWI define your future, hire an Austin DWI Lawyer

Austin Marijuana Lawyer

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA LAWYER

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA (POM) is one of the more common crimes in Texas, and especially in Austin, Travis County.  Know what the law says and what you could face if you are charged with Possession of Marijuana.

A person commits an offense of Possession of Marijuana, POM, if a person knowingly or intelligently possesses a usable quantity of marijuana.

The punishment for Possession of Marijuana, POM, is determined by the quantity:

  • 2 ounces or less: Class B Misdemeanor
  • 4 ounces or less but more than 2 ounces: Class A Misdemeanor
  • 5 pounds or less but more than 4 ounces: State Jail Felony
  • 50 pounds or less but more than 5 pounds: 3rd Degree Felony
  • 2000 pounds or less but more than 50 pounds: 2nd Degree Felony
  • More than 2000 pounds: Life or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 5 years, and a fine not to exceed $50,000

 

Now that you know how a Possession of Marijuana, POM charge, is determined in Texas, you need to know what the State can ask for punishment if you are convicted of Possession of Marijuana.

 

Felonies

Confinement

Fine

1st Degree    5 – 99 Years in Prison   $10,000 Max
2nd Degree    2 – 20 Years in Prison   $10,000 Max
3rd Degree    2 – 10 Years in Prison   $10,000 Max
State Jail    180 days to 2 Years

State Jail

  $10,000 Max

 

Misdemeanors

Confinement

Fine

Class A Up to 1 Year in County Jail       $4,000 Max
Class B Up to 180 days in County Jail       $2,000 Max
Class C None       $500 Max

 

 

Austin Criminal Lawyer

Austin Criminal Lawyer

If you are facing Criminal Charges in Travis County, you need a local Austin Criminal Lawyer to represent you.  There are advantages to hiring local counsel to fight your case.  A lawyer that knows the local court system, the prosecutors, and most importantly, the character of prospective jurors.

A local Austin Criminal Lawyer should be able to give you a detailed evaluation of the judge and prosecutors in your case, before you ever have to show up to court.  For example, if you are charged with a Misdemeanor in Travis County and have hired an Austin Criminal Lawyer, you are not required to appear for the first two settings, or pre-trial conferences, for your case.  Thee settings allow the attorney to negotiate a possible resolution to your case before you are forced to schedule time away from work or school.  During this time, an Austin Criminal Lawyer should be able to review any paperwork, video, or other necessary information with you, prior to you having to show up to court.  This is precisely the reason why great communication is so important.  This is why it is so important to hire an Austin Criminal Lawyer that you can trust.

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If your friend or loved one has been arrested, call 512-827-7767 for a free consultation and information about a Jail Release.  Joseph Aragon will take your call, and work to get your friend or loved one released as soon as possible.  If you need an Austin DWI Lawyer, time is of the essence.  An Austin DWI Lawyer can advise you on how to go about getting them out of Jail.  When someone is in custody for DWI, they need an Austin DWI Lawyer to act fast on their behalf.  They do not want to stay in Travis County Jail, and you do not want them to remain there.  Call now to get the information you need, and get them out of Jail.

 

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