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San Antonio Intoxication Assault Defense Lawyers

We Know How to Protect Your Rights

In Texas, if you drink and drive and then cause another person to be injured, you may be charged with the crime of intoxication assault. As such, you will be facing a felony charge that is considered a serious offense. This is especially true should the victim suffer severe physical injuries. An individual may face intoxication assault charges for causing harm to another while operating a car, truck, motorcycle, aircraft, boat, or any type of watercraft while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Intoxication assault is a matter that calls for a capable attorney, preferably one who focuses on Texas DWI defense. You will find skilled and dedicated legal representation for such a matter at Smith & Vinson Law Firm. Our San Antonio intoxication assault defense lawyers offer focused and diligent legal service for all DWI-related charges.

Find out how we can help by contacting us at (210) 960-9557 immediately following your arrest.

Texas Intoxication Assault Cases

Your intoxication level in this type of case will be determined by your blood alcohol content (BAC). If your BAC exceeds the legal limit of .08 percent, you are considered impaired. You can also be arrested and charged for intoxication assault while operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs.

An intoxication assault is charged as a third-degree felony. A conviction occurs by proving that your intoxication led to actions that caused another person serious bodily injuries. These are injuries that cause permanent damage, disfigurement, or loss of life.

Penalties for Intoxication Assault

The penalties for an intoxication assault conviction include:

  • Two to 10 years of imprisonment
  • A fine of $10,000
  • Both a fine and prison sentence

In cases where the assault was committed against a firefighter, policeman, or an emergency medical technician, it may result in second-degree felony charges punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Talk to an Attorney at Smith & Vinson Law Firm

If you are facing an intoxication assault charge, you should not hesitate to seek legal representation from an experienced attorney. Our San Antonio DWI lawyers have years of experience in this field of law. We understand how serious your situation can be, which is why we are committed to aggressively defending you. Our team deals with DWI cases every day and that experience has led us to a deep understanding of the legal tactics that can work in your favor. We may be able to prove the inadequacy of the prosecution’s evidence through thorough investigation and review of all facets of your arrest and subsequent procedure. We urge you to let us use our skills on your behalf.

Contact our team at (210) 960-9557 to schedule your free case consultation today.

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  • Exceptionally versed in the intricacies of Texas criminal law

    “Having never been exposed to the criminal system, hiring an attorney was daunting task. Attorney Brad Vinson was informative, professional yet sympathetic with his approach to my case. Mr. Vinson was open to opinion and ensured that all legal avenues were considered and addressed before presenting a course of action. Ultiamtely, Mr. Vinson was able to negotiate a reasonable settlement dispite many hoops and hurdles presented by the prosecuting county. I would highly recommend Smith and Vinson for representation in a criminal matter.”


  • Outstanding Lawyer

    “He is well versed in evidence and criminal law nuances, skills which allow him to level the playing field for his clients and make certain they get a fair chance at justice.”


  • 110% glad I chose Jarrod to represent and fight for me.

    “Pay them, be honest with them and communicate with them and they will fix your mistake. Plain and simple. Charged 1st DWI offense. Called in. Told them scenario. Worked with payment methods (very important) .I had numerous lawyers to choose from. 110% glad I chose Jarrod to represent and fight for me. Throughout whole process I had the utmost confidence in Mr. Smith and his work. the goal when we first met was to "get the DWI dismissed" and that is exactly what happened. mission accomplished. if you need a DWI removed call jarrod”

    Ronald D.

  • He's a real lawyer!

    “A civil issue arose in Austin with a family member. We sought the advice of a well named Austin attorney. This unnamed attorney provided egregious legal advice. In court, a lifetime civil injunction was ruled by the judge on this non-criminal civil issue. Once learning of this judgement we immediately started looking for another attorney and found Brad Vinson, with Smith and Vinson. Simply put, Brad had this entire debacle reversed and a new judgement set for what is customarily ruled in similar cases. It didn't take long either. I only wish we had called Brad first. He's a real lawyer!”


  • Second to NONE

    “I would love to add my thanks and heart felt appreciation for the help that your law firm provided me. Before I met you guys my situation looked very bleak and quite honestly your dedication to my case really carried over this past year and the reward was not only one felony dismissal but two. Thank you from the Ramirez family, I will always be great full and you guys have earned a spot in my family. For anyone reading, this firm is second to NONE, they know what there talking about and do exactly what they promise to do. Very professional, on time and and educate you along the whole process. I had alot to lose and you guys gave it all back to me and finally represented what true Justice is here in America. God bless you both and God bless your firm”

    Manuel R.

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