North Richland Hills, TX asked in DUI / DWI for Texas

Q: I have 4 DWI's,and went to prison. My last 1 was 9 years ago,but I just got another one. Can they enhance it to habitual

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Paul Saputo Jr.
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A: There are two different "enhancements" that you might be concerned about. The first related to the the charge itself - it will likely be charged as DWI "3rd or more" because of the prior DWI convictions. It may also be able to be enhanced because of the prior felony coviction and prison sentence. Whether the state can do this sucessfully requires a careful analysis and the correct proof; that's something that a lawyer will have to analyze with the specifics of your case.

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