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All DWI cases mentioned on this website are public record at the Dallas, Denton, Tarrant, Collin, Rockwall, Parker, Ellis, Kaufman, Hunt, Hood, Greyson, Cooke, Wise, Johnson County Court houses. The outcome of the cases mentioned on this website are not indicative of the results of the outcome your individual case. Each case has its own evidence particular to that case. The law office of Richard C. McConathy and or the individual attorneys makes no promises, assurances, or guarantees, expressed or implied, that the same results will occur in your case if the law firm is retained. This is presented to provide you with information about our successful defense of DWI cases in the past.

The percentage displayed is based on casework handled by Richard C. McConathy and/or associates of this firm while licensed in the State of Texas and my over the course of time increase or decrease as cases are handled before the Texas courts. Our Office has successfully defended the following DWI cases since December 2002. All of the cases listed were advised by the attorney to proceed to trial. The case was set for a trial date and announced ready for trial. The DWI cases is considered a win by the office if the client has been found NOT GUILTY, Dismissed, Reduced or Given Deferred Probation on the charge.

Client was stopped for not using his turn signal to change lanes. After he got out of his car, client had slurred speech, unsteady balance, and a staggered walk. He failed the field sobriety tests and submitted to a breath test at the police station. The prosecutors dismissed his case after jury selection on the day of trial.

Driving While Intoxicated: Not Guilty

Client ran a red light and was drifting between lanes of traffic. When the officer stopped him, client had alcohol on his breath, slurred speech, poor balance, and disorientation about which direction he was traveling. Despite passing some of the field sobriety tests, client was arrested for DWI. At trial, he was found not guilty of the charge.

Driving While Intoxicated: Not Guilty

Client was speeding through a residential area when he was stopped by the police. The officer observed slurred speech, unsteady balance and admitted to drinking. Client failed the field sobriety tests, and refused the breath test. Client was found not guilty at trial.

Driving While Intoxicated: Not Guilty

Client was stopped for speeding and for failing to signal lane change. Client admitted to drinking, had a moderate smell of alcohol on her breath, had slurred speech and had unsteady balance. Client failed the field sobriety tests and refused to give a specimen of her breath or blood. At trial, the jury found her not guilty.

Driving While Intoxicated: Not Guilty

Client was arrested for DWI 2nd after he was stopped for failing to use his turn signal when changing lanes. The officer discovered that the client had been drinking while driving and had been smoking marijuana. The client failed the field sobriety tests and refused to take the breath test. Despite the client’s lengthy criminal history, including a prior DWI, he was found not guilty at trial.

Driving While Intoxicated: Not Guilty

Client failed to use his turn signal after he left a local bar. *Officer observed client having difficulty getting out of his car and difficulty walking. Client failed the field sobriety tests and refused to submit to a breath test. At trial, he was found not guilty.*A DWI Specialized Frisco police officer

Driving While Intoxicated: Not Guilty

Client passed out in the parking lot next to a fast food restaurant after the drive-thru attendant called the police on him for being intoxicated. Client admitted to drinking, had an unsteady balance, and slurred speech. He refused to take field sobriety tests and refused the breath test. Client was found not guilty at trial.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was stopped by the police for speeding, and running a red light. He admitted to drinking at the lake, had unsure balance, and slurred speech. Client didn’t pass any of the field sobriety tests and refused to give a breath specimen. On the day of trial, the prosecutor’s dismissed the case.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was charged with a DWI 2nd. Client was stopped by the police for speeding and erratic driving. Client had very poor balance, slurred speech, and had a strong smell of alcohol on the breath. The client also performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and refused to provide a breath specimen. At the jail, the officer had to assist the client from falling over into the wall. Prior to trial, and after extensive negotiating with the DA, the case was dismissed by the prosecutor’s.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was charged with DWI after he was stopped for speeding. Client had slurred speech, unsteady while he walked, and admitted to drinking. He failed the field sobriety tests and failed the breath test. Prior to trial, the prosecutors dismissed his case.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client made an illegal u-turn on I-35 and failed to yield to the right of way with opposing traffic, nearly striking the officer’s police car. Client had slurred speech, slow and deliberate walking, and an unsteady balance and admitted to drinking a few beers. Client failed the field sobriety and provided a breath specimen of .21. On the day of trial, the case was dismissed.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client, a high school student, was arrested for DWI after he was stopped for speeding. He submitted to the field sobriety testing, which the officer improperly administered, had slurred speech, and unsteady balance. Client refused a breath test. On the day of trial, the prosecutors dismissed the case.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was stopped by a Dallas DWI squad police officer for running a red light and speeding. Client had an unsteady balance, slurred speech, and admitted to drinking more than she should have. Client performed poorly on field sobriety tests and refused to take a breath test. On the day of trial, the case was dismissed.

Driving While Intoxicated: REDUCTION

Client failed to yield to traffic and almost caused a car accident in front of a police officer. The officer noticed him to be drinking while driving, having unsteady balance, and slurred speech. Client failed the field sobriety tests and refused the breath test. Client was arrested for DWI 2nd. On the day of trial, the State Dismissed his case and offered him an Obstruction of a Highway charge.

Driving While Intoxicated: REDUCTION

Client was stopped because he was a suspect in a prior fight at a gas station parking lot. He had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and unsteadiness while walking and standing. He failed the field sobriety tests and admitted to drinking a 6-pack of beer. The DWI was Dismissed and re-filed as Obstruction of a Highway.

Driving While Intoxicated: NOT GUILTY

Client was stopped by a DWI Task Force officer for failing to drive in a single lane of traffic on Mockingbird, near Greenville Avenue. He had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and poor balance. He failed the field sobriety tests and fell into the bushes while walking the line. At the jail, he could not stand up without leaning against the wall for support. He refused the breath test. Client was found Not Guilty at trial.

Driving While Intoxicated: NOT GUILTY

Client was arrested for DWI after being pulled over for weaving across lanes of traffic and driving onto the shoulder. Client refused field sobriety testing, and refused the breath and blood tests. Client had unsteady balance, admitted to drinking, and had an open container in his truck. Client was found Not Guilty.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was pulled over by the highway patrol for swerving across lanes of traffic, onto the shoulder, and back across lanes of traffic, nearly causing an accident with several other cars. She had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and was drinking while driving. She had unsteady balance, an unsteady walk, and failed all field sobriety tests. After several trial settings, the State dismissed the DWI charge while the jury was in front of the courtroom, ready to begin jury selection.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was stopped by the police for failing to signal a turn and speeding. Client had poor balance and unsteady balance, and admitted to drinking beer at a party. She failed field sobriety testing and refused to take a breath test. On the day of trial, the State dismissed her DWI and offered an Obstruction of a Highway.

Driving While Intoxicated: Dismissed

Client was facing 25 years to life on a case set for trial.

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