Underage DUI Over 90 Years of Combined Experience On Your Side

Houston Underage DUI Defense Lawyers

Defending Minors in Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria & Montgomery Counties

Under Texas law, those under the age of 21 are subject to a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to drinking and driving. A minor who violates this policy can be charged with a DUI (as opposed to a DWI for adults) and face both criminal, administrative, and other penalties.

If your son or daughter has been arrested for drinking and driving in the Greater Houston Area, you can turn to the accomplished and seasoned legal team at Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. Our firm is dedicated to handling Texas DUI and DWI cases and we take pride in the high quality of legal representation we offer to individuals throughout our community.

Contact a Houston underage DUI defense attorney at (713) 422-2270 for a free consultation.

Texas Underage DUI Charges & Potential Consequences

Drivers under the age of 21 with any detectable amount of alcohol in their systems can be arrested and charged for DUI. That means that you can be arrested even if you are not intoxicated or impaired but merely because you have more than 0.0 percent blood alcohol concentration (BAC).

An underage DUI is charged as a Class C misdemeanor punishable by:

  • A fine of up to $500
  • 60-day license suspension
  • Community service
  • Alcohol awareness education

If you are aged 17 to 20 and found to have a BAC of .08 percent or more, you may face stiffer penalties, such as a fine of up to $2,000, a license suspension of 90 days up to a year, and jail time of 3 to 180 days. A second conviction within 10 years can lead to even harsher penalties with fines reaching up to $4,000, jail time of a year, and a license suspension of a year.

Additional penalties include the potential loss of your insurance or increased premiums as well as a permanent criminal record going forward.

Consult with Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C.

Because of the impact that an underage DUI can have, it is vital that you seek experienced and competent legal help. You need an attorney who understands Texas DWI/DUI law and the juvenile court system. Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. has earned a reputation for its team approach, extensive qualifications, and customer service. Our Houston underage DUI attorneys are here to help you seek a favorable outcome through hard work, extensive knowledge, and honed legal skills.

Schedule your free consultation online or call us at (713) 422-2270.

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Our skilled attorneys have gotten over 1000 DWI cases dismissed and obtained over 100 Not Guilty Verdicts.
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Why Choose Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C.?
  • Focused On Clients' Well-Being

    At our firm, you are not just another case. We truly care and aim to make each client feel like they are our only client.

  • Team-Oriented Approach

    When you work with Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C., you get the benefit of a team approach made up of four skilled attorneys with over 90 years of combined experience.

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    Our attorneys are available day or night for your needs. Most matters can be handled over the phone to ensure case efficiency.

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