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The DWI Lawyer That Other DWI Lawyers Call

Clyde Burleson is an expert DWI lawyer. He is a former Assistant District Attorney & Chief Prosecutor for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). He is a leader in all aspects of alcohol-related law and legal defense and is known as the lawyer other lawyers call when they need an expert witness. Clyde is a recognized expert in Field Sobriety Testing and subsequently, has taken the same training courses police agencies require for their officers. He knows and understands not only the laws but also the intricate science underpinning a DWI charge. Most importantly, Mr. Burleson has successfully tried – not simply pleaded out – numerous DWI cases to the benefit of his DWI clients.

Clyde will take the time to study the specifics of your case , explain your situation to you in plain everyday English (or Spanish), asses your particular options and then personally work with you to create an intelligent plan for your DWI defense. The penalties for a DWI conviction are serious and can stay with you for life. You can’t afford not to have the best DWI defense available.

If you or a loved one has been arrested for DWI, call 713-628-1503 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to speak directly with Clyde Burleson P.C.


Why Should You Hire Clyde Burleson?

1. Clyde Knows the Importance of the Administrative License Revocation Hearing / ALR Hearing

The Administrative License Revocation Hearing (ALR) may be the most important part of your DWI defense. You only have 15 days after your arrest to schedule an ALR so you can keep your driver’s license. If you don’t request a hearing in the time, your license will be automatically suspended.  In addition to hallowing you to retain your  driving privileges, this hearing also gives your lawyer the opportunity to gather the facts and evidence he needs to successfully defend your DWI case to the best of their ability. Your lawyer will get the chance to question the arresting officer and any other witnesses, as well as receive any files the District Attorney’s Office normally would not let you have access to.

Call 713-628-1503 today at to get help in requesting a Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing. You may also submit this Hearing Form and we’ll assist you in taking the required actions at no charge or obligation to you.

2. Clyde Knows Your Rights

Do you know your rights when charged with a DWI or DUI offense? Do you know that you have the right to remain silent and not answer any questions without legal representation? Are you aware that you have the right to refuse a field sobriety test? A violation of your lawful rights during any part of your arrest and trial could result in the charges against you being thrown out of court. Knowing your rights and when to exercise them could mean the difference between conviction and acquittal. Clyde W. Burleson, P.C. knows the importance of protecting your rights and will fight to ensure that all laws and procedures have been followed.

3. Clyde Knows the Tough New Penalties & Surcharges Enacted by the Texas State Legislature

Besides legal fees and the possibility of incarceration, are you aware that if you receive a final conviction for a DWI or DUI that you will have to pay thousands of dollars in fees and surcharges to get your license back? Failure to pay these surcharges as scheduled will result in an automatic license suspension. Only when the remaining outstanding balance is paid in full can your license be reinstated. Clyde stays up-to-date on all changes in the Texas DWI penalties & laws and has the knowledge and experience to help you avoid costly fines and jail time.

4. Clyde Knows the Worst Mistakes You Can Make and How to Avoid Them

The worst mistake you could make after a DWI or DUI arrest is to not seek legal help. Don’t assume just because you’ve been arrested on a DWI or DUI charge that you can’t win your case! Don’t let them take away your license by not scheduling a Administrative License Revocation Hearing! Don’t waive your rights to accept a plea bargain! Avoid the mistakes that could lead to a conviction and costly fines by seeking the advice of a top Houston DUI attorney like Clyde Burleson. He’ll evaluate your case and prevent you from making the serious yet all too common DWI mistakes that could cost you thousands of dollars and even your freedom!

5. Clyde Knows DWI Defense

DWI is a CRIMINAL charge, not a misdemeanor like a traffic ticket. There are serious consequences for a conviction on a DWI charge, ones that could ruin your life and career. Don’t mess around. You need an attorney like Clyde Burleson who has years of experience in DWI cases and knows the crucial elements a defense strategy must include to insure that your case gets the best resolution possible. Clyde is the DWI attorney other DWI attorneys call when they need an expert witness.

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