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Fight Your Houston DWI Charges

The State of Texas has very tough laws against driving while intoxicated. Unfortunately, most people arrested for DWI are good people who made a mistake or are wrongly accused of something they did not do.

If you are stopped and the police believe you are intoxicated, you will be arrested. If you are convicted of a DWI, you face serious charges and possible jail time. There are ways to fight to avoid these consequences with the help of the Law Offices of Ned Barnett.

How Can We Help You?

A DWI conviction in Texas will be on your record for life. Whether this is your first drunk driving arrest or you simply cannot afford to get another DWI, the attorney at the Law Offices of Ned Barnett is committed to helping you get the best possible outcome in your case.

Whether that outcome is a dismissal or having the penalties you face reduced, Ned Barnett and his staff are uniquely equipped to help people facing drunk driving charges. You can rest assured that our attorney is devoted to helping you get the best possible outcome in your case with a high standard of ethics and legal professionalism.

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Former State and Federal Prosecutor

As a former state and federal prosecutor, Ned Barnett has over 25 years of experience in criminal law.

Mr. Barnett has received the following awards, certifications and industry recognition:

  • AV® Preeminent™ on Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers Association, Since 2007
  • Founding Member of the National College for DUI Defense
  • Founding Member of DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Founding Member of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys

With a strong background defending clients against their DWI charges, you can trust Mr. Barnett with your case. He will fight to ensure that your rights are protected to the fullest extent of the law.

We Are Uniquely Qualified

Whatever the circumstances of your DWI case, you deserve the very best in legal advocacy. That is why Mr. Barnett has made it his business to become certified as a breath test operator of the Intoxilyzer 5000 breath test machine, the same machine that is used by all officers in the state of Texas. He is also a founding member of the National College for DUI Defense, and is an NHTSA-certified practitioner in the standard field sobriety tests.

DWI Cases We Handle

Whether you have been charged with:

With familiarity in breath & blood tests and field sobriety tests, Mr. Barnett knows what defenses to look for and how to go about seeking a reduction of charges or even a dismissal of your case. In all matters relating to DWI, including ALR hearings, DWI sentencing, DWI appeals, DWI expungement, or unlawful police stops, he can provide you with the competence and full understanding of the law to better serve you.

Drugs and Driving

Criminal charges of DWI are not only alcohol-related. Under Texas law, it is just as much of a crime to drive while impaired by a drug, be it a controlled substance or a perfectly legal over-the-counter medication.

The challenge with DWI cases involving drugs is determining out how much of the drug is in your system. There is no method that is 100% accurate, and intoxication levels vary from person to person.

If you have recently been arrested for driving while impaired due to taking drugs, you need an effective legal advocate. The attorney at the Law Offices of Ned Barnett has extensive experience handling DWI cases involving drugs.

Proven DWI Defense Strategies

Just because you have been charged with a DWI does not mean that you will be convicted of the charge. In fact, it is not uncommon for us to discover errors in the prosecution's case. It could be that:

  • There was no probable cause to pull you over.
  • Your constitutional rights were violated when they conducted the police stop or at some point during the arrest procedure.
  • The testing of your blood or breath may have been done incorrectly, or
  • The testing device may not have been properly maintained/calibrated.

With his extensive experience in DWI defense, Mr. Barnett is adept at determining weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.

Serving Houston, Texas

A DWI conviction will stay with you forever. To make sure that this charge does not haunt you for the rest of your life, it is essential to work with an experienced legal representative. Defense attorney Ned Barnett is dedicated to providing you with professional guidance every step of the way.

You may feel down and out after being accused of such a serious violation of the law. It is our job to see that you get back on your feet after a DWI charge.

If you have been charged with a DWI, contact the Law Offices of Ned Barnett today.

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