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Q: Ive had two prior dwi in texas.i have been arrested for another one ten years later.they only charged me with a misdemea

Even though it's my third i was charged with misdemeanor dwi what will happen?

Dane Michael Johnson
Dane Michael Johnson answered on Jul 6, 2015

Hire a lawyer immediately. They may or may not know about your prior convictions. If the convictions are valid, the State could refile the case as a felony.

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Q: I got a DUI in September 2013, I haven't received a court date. What should I do. I live in Texas
Dane Michael Johnson
Dane Michael Johnson answered on Jul 6, 2015

The statute of limitations in Texas for a misdemeanor DWI is 2 years. If the State fails to file it within this period of time, the State will be barred from prosecuting you for the misdemeanor DWI. If it is a felony DWI, the statute of limitations is 3 years. What county did the DWI occur in?... Read more »

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