2 dui's, Nov06 & Mar 07. No priors & nothing violations since. Satop and fines I have done. I don't have a car or means to get a car right now. I moved from Missouri where the case was originally and now in Texas. Texas says I have to do whatever Missouri says I have to do. But one of the problems... Read more »
If your MO case is still open and no conviction you might be able to file for an Occupation license here in Texas. You will need an attorney IMO, to review all the facts of your situation and insure they believe they can get you one.
The statute of limitations for any criminal case is tolled once the State files the charging instrument with the court. Once a criminal case is filed, and if fines are assessed, they will not disappear with the passage of time.
You should remember whether you were ever charged with a DWI. If you took some other plea you would not have a DWI but you cannot get deferred adjudication for a DWI so if you had probation for a DWI, sorry that would be what it is. Many times people can plea to reckless driving instead. Go to the...Read more »
Your information is not a rare occurrence. Police reports almost always have errors and a person that is under the BAC can still be charged (and convicted) of a DWI because the test is whether the person has "normal use of their mental or physical faculties" It is anyone's guess whether a person...Read more »
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Car insurance companies base their decision to set rates or cancel an insured based on risk. Having an intoxication offense on your record can certainly be a reason for non-renewal/cancellation or increased rates.
There are ways to keep your license even if you are convicted on a DWI - 1st offense. You must be granted probation and successfully complete a DWI education class as a part of the probation to avoid a DPS imposed license suspension after conviction. Also note there is another ground for license...Read more »
My dad has severe memory loss and was arrested for DWI in late Sept. He has no idea what happened, no idea what's going on, can't remember a thing. We don't have $$ for a lawyer, he's 74 and on Social Security. Can anything be done?
My dad doesn't qualify for indigent services - can we speak directly to the DA during our next court date? He had a very hard time getting around, too. Can I speak on his behalf? Should I call the DA's office myself and see what can be done? He's undiagnosed so we do not have medical records to... Read more »
If your father has dementia, make sure a competency hearing is performed before anything else. Bring documentation of his medical condition to court. Unless you have been designated as his guardian or are a licensed attorney, however, you will not be able to "represent" your father in this...Read more »
On the ticket the arresting officer wrote 1ST Offense (TXPC 49.04B). Could this make any difference to my defense? I am also a diabetic with a blood sugar level averaging within the 400 range. I have read that this could affect a breathalyzer test. Please advise. Thank You.
I got a letter in July of this year saying my license is suspended but I call the courts every week and still no case filed. It's now the end of September 2018. Is it normal to take over 9 months to file a case?
First, your license suspension is a separate proceeding from the DWI. If a blood sample was taken on your DWI, it may take several months for the crime lab to return the results, which causes a delay in the filing of the criminal case. Call an attorney in your area; don't wait for a phone call....Read more »
Until I blew a fail in my intoxalot but never had a lock out I passed on the 4 time therefore it was not alcohol related I had to siphon gas out of a boat that I was pulling to put into my truck and didn't even think about gas fumes now they want to send me to safe p for six to 9 months and I own... Read more »
It depends on the specific charge and the ultimate disposition of the case (accident or no accident, blood alcohol concentration and prior dwi offenses are all factors). Call the attorney who represented you on the original case. Good luck.
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