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NEW DWI LAW TAKES PLACE IN TEXAS STARTING SEPT. 1, 2019 “FAKE DEFERRED ADJUDICATION

There is a new fake deferred adjudication law in Texas

Under very specific conditions, a DWI may be eligible for dismissal by law.

Here is some information from a DWI Lawyer:

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:


1. This is a FAKE dismissal. If you get another DWI, suddenly the DWI you believed dismissed is alive again and available for use as an enhancement.
2. It does not apply to offenses which occurred prior to Sept. 1, 2019 (or the bond out date).
3. It is centered on having an interlock on your vehicle with probation (there are limited exceptions under certain conditions).

See this video for more information.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:


1. Seek help. Always get a professional opinion. It many different fact scenarios, it would be better to push a case for trial and have a better outcome (a negotiated non DWI outcome) than take a “fake” deferred.
2. Don’t Fall for False security. Do not make a decision on the premise “I will never get arrested for DWI again.” Everyone that ever got a repeat DWI said this on their first DWI. If you plead to a “fake” deferred, you can’t change it later.
3. Take action. In order to maximize a possibly good potential outcome for your case, follow the advice of our office of DWI Lawyers upon hire and while we gather the evidence in your case for a case evaluation. Waiting may be too late. A DWI is a life changing event. Treat it as such. We can help you with recommendations for remedial measures that will help you and your case. Good people make mistakes, don’t let falling for a “fake” dismissal be one of them.

More about DWI Lawyer Mimi Coffey

When people look for a Top DWI Attorney or Best DWI Attorney, they look for experience, certification, and respect in the legal community. Mimi Coffey is a nationally-renowned trial attorney, board-certified in DWI by the NCDD. She has been practicing for over 24 years and is an author of multiple DWI Defense textbooks. She is also a national and state-wide lecturer on the law.

The Coffey Firm handles a wide variety of cases, including Unlawful Carrying Weapon (UCW), Assault (including family violence), and Possession charges.

Mimi is also listed on several “top” directory listings such as DWI Lawyers for Wise County, DWI Lawyer Tarrant CountyDWI attorney Dallas County, DWI attorneys Collin County and DWI attorneys Parker County. Mimi is a caring DWI Lawyer in DFW, She is also involved in the Texas Tech School of Law foundation and enjoys using the skills she has developed to give back to the community.