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SERVING HARRIS COUNTY AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES.
You are not guilty of a DWI just because an officer says you are. Every day, Harris
County juries acquit citizens accused of drunk driving.
You've seen the signs throughout Houston: Drink, drive, go to jail. They make it seem cut and dry. Well, it's not. Let me decide how well you performed on the field sobriety tests. Ask me to double-
You've Been Charged with a DUI: Now What?
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Jim Butler is one of the few attorneys in Houston to focus exclusively on drunk driving defense.
“I chose DWI because I really want to help people,” says Butler. “My clients are good, hardworking people. When they come to me, they’re worried about the future—they’re afraid of losing their jobs, they’re concerned that their insurance rates will go up. My goal is to help these people return to normal, productive lives.”
Butler believes that while DWI laws are good laws that should be enforced, he also believes that many innocent people end up arrested. “Many people don’t realize that it’s perfectly legal for an adult in Texas to drink alcohol and drive—as long as that adult maintains his or her mental and physical faculties. And the problem with most field sobriety tests is that they don’t give you the whole picture—if a person is nervous or tired, or even if they have a medical condition, they might ‘fail’ a test, even if they’re not intoxicated," he says.
During his more than 20 years as a criminal defense attorney, Jim Butler has helped
hundreds of clients avoid harsh punishments such as jail time and hefty fines. Butler
takes his DUI training very seriously. He is a certified field sobriety test instructor,
and he remains up-
It really isn't that hard to contest your DWI / DUI. But you do need to act now. In every DWI case that my law office handles, our first step is to request an Administrative License Revocation hearing to fight your potential driver's license suspension. Remember, you have just 15 days after your arrest to request a hearing to save your driver's license.
Call us today at (713) 236-
Note: If you have a copy of your DWI arrest video, bring it with you and I'll analyze it as part of your initial evaluation . If you don't have a copy, call me and I'll tell you how you can obtain one.
Remember, all it takes is reasonable doubt to get your case dismissed. I can help raise that reasonable doubt.
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