Choosing the Best DWI Attorney in Houston to Handle Your Case
You thought you would never find yourself in this position, yet here you are – charged with a DWI and incarcerated in Harris County. Suddenly you realize the full gravity of the situation, and that you might be charged with a felony or have aggravating circumstances. You are probably asking yourself, “What happens next?” or “What do I do now that I’ve been arrested for suspected drunk driving?”
If this has happened to you, now is the time to contact Houston’s top DWI defense attorneys – Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. You can rest assured that the Government is going to do everything they can to suspend your Texas driver’s license and try to convict you of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Whether you refused a breath test, urine test, or blood test or if you gave a breath test, urine test or blood test, the Texas Department of Public Safety can and will suspend your driver’s license unless you timely (you have 15 days) request a hearing to challenge the suspension of your license. This is where we can help.
WARNING – You only have 15 days to save your license!!
You only have 15 days to request a hearing to challenge the automatic suspension of your Texas Driver’s License. Call now to speak to an attorney at our DWI law firm – Johnson, Johnson & Baer. We are currently offering free consultations for new clients charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and DWI.
If you have been arrested for driving intoxicated in Houston, Texas, you probably have some or all of the following questions:
- Don’t think the police treated you fairly?
- Think you were not intoxicated?
- Feel like the police took advantage of you?
- Feel like the police didn’t give you a fair chance?
- Wonder why you were even arrested?
- Wonder what is going to happen next?
- Feel like the field sobriety tests were designed to fail?
- Confused? Scared? Embarrassed? Humiliated?
These are just some of the questions that people have when they have been arrested for a DWI or DUI in the Houston area. There are different regulations and rules, depending if you were arrested in Harris County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County or another area of Texas. We certainly understand and sympathize with you in your uneasy thoughts and feelings. In fact, the arrest process, being taken to jail, being booked and fingerprinted is often degrading, embarrassing and humiliating. We understand each and every one of these feelings and have helped hundreds of people just like you.
Your License, your Job and your Freedom are Important to Us Too
We understand that your License, your Job and your Freedom are important to you and we will fight to help save your License, Job and Freedom. Being charged with a DWI in Texas does not mean that you are guilty of drunk driving. You are simply accused.
The State has a highly qualified team of police officers, government lawyers and scientists to try their best to convict you of Driving While Intoxicated. You need a highly qualified and skilled team of DWI lawyers to fight for you every step of the way.
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. is comprised of technically trained, exceptionally qualified and aggressive yet compassionate criminal defense lawyers to fight the Government on all fronts. We believe that everyone has the right to skilled legal counsel and an aggressive defense. Read more about DWI laws and penalties in Texas Here….
Hire a Houston DWI Defense Attorney who focuses on Drunk Driving Offenses
If the State of Texas arrests you and charges you with drunk driving and you don’t think you have been treated fairly, you expect someone to go to battle to challenge the State of Texas and fight for your rights. If this is what you expect, we are the lawyers for you.
Experienced Defense Counsel for All Impaired Driving Allegations
Don’t leave your drunk driving case in the hands of just any DWI lawyer. The experienced impaired driving defense attorneys at Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. have practiced criminal law in the Greater Houston area since 1997. The firm has limited its practice to criminal law, and more specifically, to defending persons accused of DWI and other alcohol related offenses. Over 90% of the firm’s practice is devoted to defending DWI, DUI, BWI, Intoxication Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter charges against both adults and minors. Our lawyers are licensed to practice criminal law in all Texas Courts as well as most federal courts in the State of Texas.
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. focuses on representing citizens accused of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Intoxication Assault, Intoxication Manslaughter and all other alcohol related drunk driving offenses in the State of Texas. Come into our law office to speak to one of our DWI attorneys for a free DWI/DUI case evaluation. We guarantee to answer all of your questions. If all of your questions are not answered, you have lost nothing, and we guarantee you will receive more information than you ever wanted regarding your Texas DWI.
When choosing a DWI lawyer, your attorney’s experience is extremely important. Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. has experienced criminal defense lawyers and staff to help you through the entire DWI process and all aspects of your DWI case. In order to mount a serious attack on the Government’s case, your lawyers should have the necessary training, skills and trial experience to challenge the Government. Over the years, the DWI lawyers at Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. have successfully obtained a high number of dismissals, “Not Guilty” verdicts and reductions of DWI’s to lesser charges. Our goal and priority is to permanently keep a conviction for Texas DWI off of your record.
Our Defense Attorneys
Dane Johnson is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and limits his practice to criminal defense. As a Houston, TX DWI Lawyer, Dane Johnson primarily handles cases defending those charged with DWI / DUI and other alcohol related offenses. Mr. Johnson is one of only 11 lawyers in Texas that is an ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist as recognized by the Chemistry and the Law Division of the American Chemical Society. There are less than 50 lawyers that have earned this recognition in the United States.
Leslie Johnson has 20 year so experience and limits her practice exclusively to DWI defense. In addition, Leslie Johnson is certified in the administration of Field Sobriety tests conducted on those suspected of driving impaired.
Alan Baer has over 30 years of criminal defense experience and has handled just about every type of criminal case. Mr. Baer has limited his practice to handling DWI cases and other alcohol related cases.
Carson Joachim brings over 15 years of experience to the firm. Carson Joachim is a former prosecutor and currently represents the officers of the Harris County Deputies Organization.
The principals of the firm have defended hundreds of DWI cases over the course of their careers. With over 70 years of combined trial experience, let the Houston DWI attorneys at Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. fight for your rights and defend your DWI case.We are Experienced Houston DWI Lawyers
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. is a criminal defense law firm, based in Houston, TX, concentrating in drunk driving cases including Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving While Intoxicated with a Child passenger, Public Intoxication, Boating While Intoxicated (BWI), Intoxicated Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter and all other alcohol related offenses in Houston, Harris County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Galveston County, Brazoria County and all other counties in the State of Texas.
The lawyers at Johnson, Johnson & Baer,P.C. have spent years training and perfecting their skills to defend DWI and other alcohol related offenses. Having an experienced Houston DWI Lawyer can mean the difference between winning and losing your drunk driving case. From the initial interview of a citizen accused of drunk driving to the conclusion of the case, the way your DWI attorney handles your case can have a lifetime impact on you. Frankly, a DWI charge or conviction in Houston, Texas can have serious and life-changing consequences. We are not here to scare you, however, if your DWI case is not handled properly, you could be dropped by your auto insurance company, you could lose your privilege to drive, you could be charged up to $8,000 in fines, fees and surcharges and you could still end up facing jail time. This is why it is of utmost importance to hire a criminal defense lawyer who focuses on handling Texas DWI’s and other alcohol related offenses. You should hire the best DWI lawyer you can afford to handle your case. EXPERIENCE MATTERS!! Call today for a free DWI/DUI case evaluation.
Our DWI Defense Guarantee
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. guarantees that every case we handle will be thoroughly investigated for any and all potential flaws in the Government’s case. The Government is required to show that:
- The arresting officer had a valid reason to stop you or come in contact with you,
- The arresting officer had probable cause to arrest you,
- The officer giving field sobriety tests was properly trained,
- The field sobriety tests were given correctly,
- The equipment used by the officer was working properly,
- The person operating the equipment was certified in the use of the equipment,
- The equipment was in working order at the time of its use, and;
- The machine did what it was suppose to do
- The person charged with DWI was intoxicated.
- The person charged with DWI was actually “operating” a motor vehicle.
We have experience challenging the Government in all areas above and have been able to successfully challenge the Government in these areas. Because of our challenges to the Government’s cases, we have obtained many dismissals and “Not Guilty” verdicts for our clients.
Proven Results against Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Galveston and Brazoria County DWI Cases
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. has successfully defended Texas DWI’s, drunk driving charges and other alcohol related offenses. Our goal from the beginning of your DWI / DUI case is to get your case dismissed. We understand the importance of keeping a DWI off of your record. We have obtained numerous “not guilty” verdicts and had even more cases dismissed. OUR RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES!!
Is your Texas Driver’s License Important to you?
CAUTION!! You have only 15 days from the date of arrest to request a hearing on your driver’s license. If you fail to request a hearing, your license may be suspended and you face the probability of paying huge fines for several years. It is important that you hire legal representation for this hearing to challenge the license suspension. Having legal representation for this license hearing provides the best opportunity for your attorney to question the arresting officer. Putting the officer on the stand helps to establish his or her position, which can be very beneficial to your case.
We have found that challenging your driver’s license suspension is the most important step in fighting the DWI portion of your case. After we request the hearing on your Texas driver’s license, we have the opportunity to question the officer(s) that arrested you prior to a jury trial in your case. This is an invaluable opportunity for us to obtain information that often times leads to a favorable result in your case or leads to a dismissal of your DWI. Many lawyers never even take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about your case.
Texas Driver’s License Surcharge
TEXAS DRIVER LICENSE SURCHARGE!! Beginning with any Texas DWI Conviction for an offense committed on or after 09/01/03, the Texas Department Of Public Safety is authorized to charge a surcharge on your Driver’s License. This charge will range from $1,000.00 to $2,000.00 a year for three years. Depending on whether you provided a breath sample, and the results, you could be facing a $6,000.00 fee to keep your license. Now you can understand why it is so important to fight your DWI and Driver’s License suspension. Now you know why the Texas road sign says, “A Texas DWI – You Can’t Afford It.” Read More….
Call the Houston DWI Lawyers at Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. immediately to discuss ways we can fight your Texas driver’s license suspension and defend your Houston DWI charge.
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. has successfully defended hundreds of cases, drunk driving charges and other alcohol related offenses. Our goal from the beginning of your case is to get your case dismissed. We understand the importance of keeping a DWI/DUI off of your record. We have obtained numerous “not guilty” verdicts and had even more cases dismissed. OUR RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES!!
Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. handles the following types of Alcohol related Offenses:
- Driving While Intoxicated
- Driving Under the Influence
- DWI with child passenger
- Boating While Intoxicated – BWI
- Drivers License Hearings
- Public Intoxication
- Administrative License Revocation – ALR
- Suspensions and hearings from Drunk Driving
- Felony DWI
- Intoxication Assault
- Intoxication Manslaughter
- Failure to Stop and Give Information (FSGI)
- Failure to Stop and Render Aid (FSRA)
- Hit and Run
If you have been accused of a crime involving alcohol, please fill out the contact form or call Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-222-0400 for a free initial consultation concerning your case. Our firm is ready willing and able to assist you through the DWI process. We answer the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We understand that evenings and weekends are often the best time for our clients to meet. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request and we accept all major credit cards.
Located in Houston, Texas, Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. serves clients throughout communities such as Houston, Galveston, Sugar Land, Pasadena, The Woodlands, League City, Conroe, Pearland, Texas City, Friendswood, Richmond and Angleton, and throughout Texas. Our Houston DWI Attorneys are ready to fight for you.