My so. Was involved in an accident. He was given a citation for failure to control speed but he was taken to the hospital under protective custody. One I got the police report there was also a DWI charge. Once he was released from the hospital they showed up at his house with a warrant &... Read more »
If a person is been convicted of a dwi in Texas, has been put on probation, and has been ordered to drive with an IID per the terms of their probation, can their probation officer temporarily suspend the requirement to drive with an IID for any period of time (particularly the first 2-3 months at... Read more »
If no special aggravating circumstances are being alleged (for example, that someone was seriously injured in an accident resulting from your alleged DWI), and you are charged with regular DWI, then the State needs to prove that you have two prior CONVICTIONS. You can be charged with third-degree...Read more »
I am being charged with a 3rd degree felony. It is the third time I have been stopped for a DWI. With the first two I was only convicted for one. Is there a chance that the felony can be reduced back to a Misdemeanor during trial?
A DWI third can be reduced to a Class "A" misdemeanor. This isn't uncommon at all. It will help if you don't have significant criminal history and lawyer has a good plan for attacking the evidence. Often, you won't get an offer like this unless your lawyer is willing to set...Read more »
I have a Texas driver's license and now live in Texas but going to court in Virginia where I used to live for a dwi they said my license may get suspended.. .. so my question is where i live in Texas now and have a Texas license can Virginia suspended my Texas license or just Virginia?
A security guard at a dealership called the police they came and I was asleep at a stop light car running, In gear, vomit on myself, and they noted my “bar bracelet”. I have researched everything upon everything for the matter as it is my 2nd mistake and I wanted to take it to trial but it... Read more »
A time-served is essentially the judge sentencing you to the time you were *already* in jail as your sentence, with no further jail time required. Unlike a repeat DWI, this is an option for a first-time DWI. You should note that by law, a "time-served" carries a driver's license...Read more »
Charge was in April 2021. My license was never taken. Conviction was Jan 2022. On my court papers it's says dic 17 and a 2 year time span beginning the day of the conviction. It's been 5 months now and im still showing eligible on Texas dps website.
i was pulled over for not making a complete stop at a stop sign and i told the officer that i tossed a cup of alcohol out of my window when i seen him turn on his lights. i was going down a underpass when i tossed it theres no dash cam footage or any other evidence that i did this except for me... Read more »
Yes, a recorded confession can absolutely give the officer probable cause to justify an arrest. Ask your criminal defense attorney to watch the recording and give you an opinion on whether or not it is enough for the government to prove its case against you beyond a reasonable doubt.
If the original suspension arises from an incident in Missouri, Texas will not give you a license until they receive a clearance letter from Missouri stating that you have completed all requirements under the laws of that state and there are no further holds on obtaining a license. Talk with the...Read more »
I also have credit card my forgery was from 2009 and my credit card abuse was from 2016 I believe I want to see if the outcome for my dwi with a kid would be probation if I agree to doing classes community service
You will have to have this discussion with your lawyer. It's POSSIBLE that you can get probation but what will happen in your specific case depends on the specific evidence in the State's possession. Call your attorney. Good luck.
You son is an adult for criminal purposes and the degree of offense that he will be charged with will depend on his blood/alcohol concentration. If he has a Texas driver's license, there are license suspension issues he must address within 15 days of his release, so I suggest he contact an...Read more »
I barely weighed 123lbs at the time and my first time seeing my friend in 3 years. We had about 8 shots in less than an hour unfortunately. I do not drink anymore and know that it was a big mistake. My current attorney said I'd be getting 16 months probation and... Read more »
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