Intoxication Assault and Manslaughter in Kerrville
Aggressive Defense in Intoxication Assault and Manslaughter Cases
When you have been charged with intoxication assault or intoxication manslaughter, you want an experienced and aggressive DWI lawyer to protect your constitutional rights. The consequences of a conviction can be serious. Conviction for either offense can lead to a lengthy prison term, a substantial fine or both. You want an attorney who fully understands the law and legal process, and who has successfully defended others in similar circumstances.
At the Law Office of Harold Danford, we have more than 19 years of legal experience, focused exclusively on criminal matters. A former prosecutor, attorney Danford understands how the state prepares a DWI or other criminal matter. He is the only DWI defense attorney in Texas who previously served as director of the Department of Public Safety’s DWI / ALR program. An experienced trial lawyer, he has taken hundreds of drunk driving cases to court, including cases involving intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.
Texas Intoxication Assault / Manslaughter Defense Lawyer
Under Texas law, if you injure (intoxication assault) or kill (intoxication manslaughter) another person while operating a vehicle while legally intoxicated, you can be charged with a serious felony. Intoxication assault is a 3rd-degree felony, with penalties of two to 10 years in prison, up to $10,000 in fines or both. Intoxication manslaughter is considered a 2nd-degree felony and can result in two to 20 years in prison, up to $10,000 in fines or both. You can be charged whether the victim was in your car or another vehicle, or was a pedestrian.
At the Law Office of Harold Danford, we will aggressively protect your constitutional rights if you have been charged with intoxication assault or intoxication manslaughter. We will conduct a full investigation of the facts and circumstances of your case, looking first to make certain there was probable cause for any search, seizure or arrest. We know from experience that police and prosecutors are often overzealous in gathering evidence, taking you into custody and filing charges. We will carefully examine the details of your case, verifying that evidence was properly obtained. If your rights were violated, we will immediately seek the exclusion of evidence and/or the dismissal of charges, if appropriate.
Contact the DWI Guy
To set up an appointment, contact our office online or call us at 830-257-4045. Your first meeting is without cost or obligation. We can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also pay with a credit card.
At the Law Office of Harold Danford, we aggressively defend people charged with DWI in Texas, handling cases in Kerr County, Bandera County and Gillespie County, and in the surrounding communities, including Kerrville, Fredericksburg, Junction, Bandera and Boerne.