Occupational Driver’s License (Don’t get caught driving with a suspended license!)

October 30th, 2017|

You need an occupational license if your license is suspended. It is generally a class B misdemeanor to drive with a suspended license. If you are out on bond, it is also a violation of your bond to drive with a suspended license. If you have an ignition interlock device in your vehicle the device [...]

You may be able to erase or seal your DWI Arrest (Even if you were convicted!)

August 28th, 2017|

Seal, Erase or Expunge your DWI arrest (or conviction). Have you been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence? If so, there’s a chance you can have your DWI or DUI sealed thanks to a new law. Sealing your record hides the arrest from the general public. You can’t expunge or erase [...]

The Scoop on DUI, MIC & MIP Offenses in Texas

June 8th, 2015|

In Texas there are many offenses that address minors using alcohol. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code defines a minor as someone under the age of 21. The usual offenses I see are Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) Minor in Consumption of Alcohol (MIC), and Minor in Possession of Alcohol (MIP) offenses in Texas. Driving [...]

5 Tips for Finding the Best Austin Criminal Lawyer

May 13th, 2015|

It can be extremely challenging (and sometimes frustrating) to find the right Austin criminal lawyer. There are many different things to consider for each individual situation. While there is no exact formula to find the right lawyer for drunk driving defense, drug crimes defense, crimes of violence and property crimes defense, there are definitely a few rules [...]

Cite and Release Tickets

September 18th, 2013|

So, you received a "ticket" for possession of marijuana, theft, or some other class B misdemeanor. While it's possible you may have received this in another county, my guess is you got it in Travis County. A recent law allows officers to issue tickets for certain non-violent class B misdemeanors instead of arresting a person [...]

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