Dallas Drunk Driving Attorney – Questions

What are the monetary consequences of a misdemeanor dwi?

A. The Monetary Consequences Include:

Fines

  • Up to $2,000.00 for a DWI 1st;
  • Up to $4,000.00 for a DWI 2nd
  • Potentially – $4,000.00

Probation Fee – Time spent on monthly check in

  • $60.00/month x 24 months = $1,440.00   *2 hours needed to check in every month
  • $100.00 x 24 = $2,400.00

Community Service -Up to 80 Hours

  • *80 x $50.00 hour = $4,000.00

Court Costs

  • Approximately – $400.00

Donation To Crime Stoppers

  • $25.00

Victim impact panel class – cost and time needed to complete class

  • $25.00
  • 4 hours to complete class x $50.0 per hour = $200.00
  • Total = $225.00

DWI Class-Cost and Time needed to complete class

  • $125.00
  • 12 Hours to complete class X $50.00 per hour = $600.00
  • Total = $725.00

SAE Class-Cost and Time needed to complete task

  • $100.00
  • 1 1/2 hours to complete class x $50.0 per hour = $75.00
  • Total = $175.00

Texas departments of public safety surcharge

  • $1000.00 for 3 years, $2000.00 for 3 years if DWI 2nd or above .15 = Potentially – $6000.00

Drivers License Suspension, Occupational drivers license option

  • Attorney ‘s fees, License reinstatement fee, occupational fee –
    $835.00

Possible Interlock Installation

  • Installation = $150.00
  • Monthly fee = $75.00 month x 24 months = $1,800.00
  • Total = 1,950.00

Automobile Insurance Rate Potential Rise

  • 2 to 3 times normal rates for
    potentially 5-7 years
  • Potentially – $1,000.00 to $2,000.00 per year 5 years = $10,000.00

POSSIBLE LOSS OF CURRENT AND FUTURE JOBS; And many other issues with anything involving a background check

  • Immeasurable‚Ķ

Total Potential Monetary Consequences = $30,335.00

*Time will be considered to be worth $50.00 dollars an hour. If your time is more or less valuable please adjust accordingly.


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