DWI Consequences in Texas

//DWI Consequences
DWI Consequences2018-02-27T19:18:27+00:00
Charge Offense Level Fine Jail Time License Suspension Annual Surcharge to DPS
DWI 1st Class B Misdemeanor Max of $2,000 Max of 180 days 3 months – 1 year (depending on the judge) $1,000
for 3 years
DWI 1st with BAC over .15 Class A Misdemeanor Max of $4,000 Max of 1 year in the county jail 3 months – 1 year (depending on the judge) $2,000
for 3 years
DWI 2nd Class A Misdemeanor Max of $4,000 Max of 1 year in the county jail 6 months – 2 years (depending on the judge) $1,500
for 3 years
DWI w/ child passenger under 15 years of age State Jail Felony Max of $10,000 6 – 24 months in a State Jail 3 months – 2 years (depending on judge) $2,000
for 3 years
DWI 3rd 3rd Degree Felony Max of $10,000 2 to 10 years in Prison 6 months – 2 years (depending on judge) $1,500
for 3 years
DWI 3rd with 1 prior prison trip Enhanced to 2nd Degree Felony Max of $10,000 2 to 20 years in Prison Max of 2 years $1,500
for 3 years
DWI 3rd with 2 prior prison trips Enhanced to a True Habitual Range of Punishment Max of $10,000 25 years to life in Prison Max of 2 years $1,500
for 3 years
Intoxication Assault – w/ Serious Bodily Injury 3rd Degree Felony Max of $10,000 2 to 10 years in Prison 6 months to 2 years (depending on judge) $1,000
for 3 years
Intoxication Manslaughter –Causing Death 2nd Degree Felony Up to $10,000 2 to 20 years in Prison 6 months to 2 years (depending on judge) $1,000
for 3 years