Learn How Texas DWI Laws Define Penalties for DWI in Texas
Each state in the U.S. has different DWI and DUI laws. In some states even a first-time DWI can be a felony, while in others, a third DWI may still be a misdemeanor. In the state of Texas, a first DWI conviction is (barring aggravating circumstances) a Class B Misdemeanor, a second DWI conviction is a Class A Misdemeanor, and a third DWI conviction makes...
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