San Antonio DUI DWI Lawyer

If you have been charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), it is important that you contact an attorney within 15 days to avoid automatic suspension of your driver’s license.

The term drunk driving has many official names including, DWI (Driving While Intoxicated), DUII (Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants), OMVI (Operating Motor Vehicle Intoxicated), and OUI (Operation Under the Influence), and other acronyms OWI, DUIL, DWUI. More commonly referred to as DUI (Driving Under the Influence), this charge can perilous to your driving and criminal record as well as your future.

DUI can have severe legal consequences including revocation of driver’s license, fines, house arrest and even prison time. Aside from the evident legal consequences, DUI can be even more damaging. Since DUI is a crime, a conviction will appear on your permanent criminal record. This could cause you to lose your job and damage future employment opportunities. If you drive for a living, you could lose your commercial driver’s license for at least one year. Additionally, a DUI conviction could cause your insurance rates to rise exponentially or, in some cases, cause an insurance company to render you “uninsurable”.

Don’t face your DUI or DWI charge alone. There is always a fighting chance and if you hire an experienced attorney, you can greatly increase your chances.

Minor In Consumption (MIC)

If you are a minor or parent of a minor that has been charged with Minor in Consumption (MIC) of Alcohol in San Antonio, you are most likely concerned about the legal implications of this criminal offense. It is important to protect yourself from being stuck with a criminal record that can follow you for life. A criminal record will show up on any background check, can effect future school and career opportunities and can prove to be troublesome down the road.

Minor in Consumption of alcohol (MIC) is a very common charge in San Antonio courts and is often time paired with a Minor in Possession charge.

A Minor in Consumption charge is punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 and can result in additional penalties including a permanent criminal record. For a flat fee of $350.00 we will appear in San Antonio court to fight your Minor in Consumption charge. This fee covers all expenses, including your fine, court costs and attorney’s fees. In most cases we are able to successfully fight the charges and prevent them from appearing as a permanent conviction on your criminal record.

Please contact our law office for a free legal consultation on Minor in Consumption of Alcohol charges in San Antonio. We can walk you through your options and suggest how we can help you fight the charges with the minimum penalty possible.

Penalties you may face for a Minor Consumption of Alcohol Charge
It is possible to be sentenced to jail time and stuck with a criminal conviction, but that typically doesn’t happen on a first offense unless the circumstances are extreme, and the prosecution believes that you are a danger to yourself or others.

In most cases, you are penalties can include:

One year of probation
Possible community service
Alcohol education or addiction programs
It is also possible in many cases to receive a deferred adjudication. With this option, you may be put on a probationary period for 6 months. If there are no Minor in Consumption charges or other problems with the law during this period, the charges against you will be dismissed. We have had success achieving this for many of our clients. This is often the best option, since it keeps the charge from permanently appearing as a conviction on your criminal record.

Please contact us today to discuss your Minor in Consumption charge. We can go over you case with you, offer suggestions and help, and explain what we can do in court to get you the best result possible.

Drug Offenses

The Law Office of Ronald A. Ramos represents individuals charged with possession of drug paraphernalia including possession of marijuana. We have handled these offenses in San Antonio court and may be able to keep the charges off of your record, and have any penalties reduced to a minimum.

If you have been charged with drug possession in Texas, your criminal record may be at stake. It is important for you to know your rights and to defend your good reputation. Our experience can help. Rest assured that we will not share ANY of your information with law enforcement.