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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 able to be eventually dismissed 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.

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 and is a national and state-wide lecturer on the law.

 

Mimi also listed on several “top” directory listings such as  DWI Lawyers for Wise County, DWI Lawyer Fort Worth,  DWI attorney Dallas County, DWI attorneys Collin County and  DWI attorneys Parker County. I am a  caring DWI Lawyer in DFW, I am also involved in the  Texas Tech School of Law foundation and I enjoy using the skills I have developed to give back to the community.