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Strong Defense Against Felony DWI Charges

Your freedom and liberty are at stake if you have been charged with felony DWI. Texas has tough DWI laws, so it is critical that you have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side who is committed to protecting your rights.

For the strong defense you require, contact the law office of John M. Petruzzi. We defend clients against felony drunk driving charges and related offenses, including:

  • Felony DWI
  • DWI with a child
  • Intoxication manslaughter
  • Negligent homicide
  • Intoxication assault

To schedule a free consultation, contact our law office in Houston, Texas.

Put A Former Prosecutor On Your Side

Attorney John M. Petruzzi has more than 30 years of criminal law experience. Mr. Petruzzi is a board-certified criminal law specialist, as certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a former chief prosecutor in Texas felony court and a former Assistant District Attorney in Harris County.

Mr. Petruzzi knows how to build a strong case for clients accused of felony DWI. He understands that proactive case management can make a positive difference for many of his clients. For example, many individuals can achieve a more favorable outcome by entering a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program prior to the final disposition of their case.

What Facts Can We Use To Your Advantage?

Mr. Petruzzi will also perform a detailed discovery to review police conduct that led to your arrest and determine if there are any weaknesses in the prosecution's case that may be exploited to your advantage:

  • Did your arresting officer have sufficient cause to stop your vehicle?
  • Did the officer properly administer your breath test?
  • Did the officer properly conduct your field sobriety tests?
  • Did the officer violate your constitutional rights?

After carefully reviewing the facts of your case, Mr. Petruzzi will tailor a defense strategy designed to seek the best possible outcome on your behalf. His experience as a former prosecutor is a strong asset in plea negotiations. If you decide to fight your charges at trial, Mr. Petruzzi is an experienced and skilled trial lawyer. He has been the lead attorney in more than 150 criminal jury trials.

Contact An Experienced Attorney

We serve clients in Houston and the surrounding areas. To schedule a free consultation with Houston felony DWI defense attorney John M. Petruzzi, call 713-581-1789 or contact us toll free at 888-386-4503. You may also contact us by email.