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Category: DWI With a Child Passenger

Jun 3
2018

What Happens in Texas If You Get a DWI While Driving a Child?      

DWI | DWI With a Child Passenger

If you get a DWI with a child in your vehicle, you could face serious charges under Texas law. In this post, we’re going to detail the law and penalties, then let you know what you can do to fight your charges.

Drive Drunk with a Kid, Get Hit with Texas Child Endangerment Charges

If you receive a DWI with a child in the vehicle, you can be charged with child endangerment.

The Texas statute on child endangerment reads:

“A person commits an offense if he intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence, by act or omission, engages in conduct that places a child younger than 15 years in imminent danger of death, bodily injury, or physical or mental impairment.”[...]

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