Austin, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: I was arrested and charged with resisting arrest by itself. My lawyer mentioned a deferred adjudication and

non disclosure after two years but I googled it and wondered if I was eligible immediately after finishing probation

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Anna Summersett
Anna Summersett
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You are not immediately eligible after finishing probation unless you are accepted into a pre-plea diversion program where your case is dismissed or you are acquitted of the offense upon a bench trial, jury trial, or finding of no probable cause. However, if you already have an attorney, you need to be speaking with them for counsel. If you are not satisfied with your attorney, seek new representation and ask them for counsel.

Anna Summersett
Anna Summersett
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You are not immediately eligible after finishing probation unless you are accepted into a pre-plea diversion program where your case is dismissed or you are acquitted of the offense upon a bench trial, jury trial, or finding of no probable cause. However, if you already have an attorney, you need to be speaking with them for counsel. If you are not satisfied with your attorney, seek new representation and ask them for counsel.

Brian John Willett
Brian John Willett
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Arlington, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Looking through the list of misdemeanor offenses that require a two year waiting period I do not see Resisting Arrest as an offense that requires a waiting period. I think you are eligible if you successfully complete your deferred adjudication probation.

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