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    The smallest mistake could dramatically and adversely affect the direction of your case.

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Failure to Stop after an Accident in Texas

Collin County DWI Lawyer of the Year

Any car accident can be terrifying enough, but if there is the potential for a DWI charge, then the situation can be even scarier. This is especially true for those that are under 21. You may have the urge to flee the scene of your accident, but you must stay. People may need your help, and staying will only further help you. Doing the ethical thing can also bolster your case. Regardless of your charges, a DWI lawyer can help you to successfully navigate a tricky situation. You can find the rigorous defense you need with The Law Office of Troy P. Burleson. It is in your best interests, to call my office as soon as possible.

Texas Laws Regarding Hit-and-Runs

There are many mistakes you can make that will hurt your case. Few are more serious than leaving the scene of an accident. This is also known as a hit and run. In Texas, it is the law that you must stop and help if you are in an accident. If any people are injured, you should help them. You also need to stick around to give the authorities information. Otherwise, you can be charged with failure to stop and render aid or information. This will only aggravate any other charges and penalties you may face. You cannot leave until at the very least, you have cooperated with law enforcement. If you leave an accident, and no one was injured or killed, then your failure to stop will be a misdemeanor charge. If there were catastrophic injuries or fatalities, then you are looking at a felony charge. This can only escalate jail sentences, heighten fines, and blacken the mark on your personal record. The consequences are simply not worth it.

What if I have already been charged with failure to stop?

At any point in your case, it is always a good idea to call an experienced DWI attorney. If you work with my firm, you can find the outstanding defense you need, for all your charges. I have a successful track record of getting even the most serious charges reduced or dismissed. In fact, of the more than 200 cases I have taken to trial, I have achieved 170 "not guilty" verdicts, a resounding defense for my clients. I can help you move forward in life, even after an undeserved charge. I am dedicated to providing all of my clients with a tenacious defense.

Get the Defense You Need with a Successful DWI Lawyer in Collin County

Whether you are confronted with your first DWI charge, or you are charged with a felony DWI, a failure to stop will only increase the severity of your charges and their attendant penalties. No matter how complex the case, I may be able to provide a complete defense. I have even won cases that other attorneys claimed were impossible to defend. When you need powerhouse DWI defense, be sure to contact my firm. You can get started on your case by filling out a free case evaluation form online. You cannot afford delay, and every hour gained is an hour that could be put toward defending your freedom and future. Call my Collin County DWI firm today!

  • Recognition

    For Skill & Commitment

    I have been given the honor of inclusion on the list of Texas' Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star

    About Troy P. Burleson [+]
  • Guidance

    From a Knowledgeable Attorney

    The smallest mistake could dramatically and adversely affect the direction of your case.

    Top 10 DWI Mistakes [+]
  • Real Results

    That Changed Lives

    I have consistently won over 70% of the cases I represent. Read about my victories!

    Case Results [+]
  • Contact Us

    Request a Consultation

    You only have 15 days to save your license! Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

    Start Your Defense [+]