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You Thought Driving Was A Right?

Updated: Feb 19, 2023 @ 1:51 am

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Texas Driver License Suspension Lawyer

We’ll Fight to Stop the Suspension of your Driving Privileges

When a person is charged with DWI in Brazoria County, or a related criminal offense, two establishments will immediately take interest; the Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

A Two-Fold Nightmare

An arrest for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is a two-fold nightmare for the defendant.

For one, the Texas Department of Public Safety will immediately deem the driver as a threat to public safety and motion for Administrative License Revocation; for two, DWI is a crime which will bring serious criminal charges that can result in a lengthy jail sentence and a number of fines and other financial penalties.

Administrative License Revocation

You have no right to drive. Driving is a privilege granted by the State of Texas!

When a person is charged with DWI in Brazoria, under Texas Law, a process is initiated which involves the immediate “administrative” revocation of the defendant’s driving “privileges”. To be more clear about the seriousness of the process; the State of Texas will suspend your Texas Driver License long before you’ve been found guilty of any crime in the court of law.

The police officer or sheriff’s deputy only needs to “say” or “feel” that you were drunk, and that’s the end of driving.

When a person loses their driving privileges it can seriously stymie their lives and that of their family members.

Children have to be picked up from school, groceries need to be purchased, and the big one, transportation to-and-from work.

Driving While License Suspended = Jail

If your Texas Driver License is suspended (DWLI or DWLS), and you’re caught driving by police, you’ll go straight to jail. If you have your child(ren) with you at the time, they’ll be left in the hands of the state (CPS) until a legal guardian can claim and take custody of them or until you can post bond and get them yourself.

Having your Texas Driver License suspended due to a DWI in Brazoria will put you in a situation that can best be described as “bad”.

We Have 2 Weeks to Defend Your Driving Privilege

Attorneys Tad Nelson & Amber Spurlock understand the difficulties that accompany having one’s driving privileges deemed unlawful and there are solutions available to help you. If we’re contacted fast enough we can petition the court to allow you, at least, some driving privileges.

An Occupational License may be possible if we’re given the opportunity to intervene fast enough, prior to the finalization of ALR. In other instances we’ve been able to have the case thrown out once contacting the D.A. in cases where the evidence wouldn’t have supported a guilty verdict in the first place.

Brazoria Attorney Tad Nelson Will Fight the DWI Charge

Attorney Tad Nelson, a Brazoria DWI Defense Attorney with over 27 years of experience, knows how to effectively fight allegations of intoxicated driving for our clients.

As an attorney who is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a process which requires a number of hours worth of additional education relative to criminal law, Tad Nelson knows the ins and outs of criminal defense litigation and will use this experience & know-how to serve you and fight the charge.

Attorney Tad Nelson is also a ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientist who is also working on his Masters in Forensic Toxicology which is a clear demonstration of our ability to challenge DWI accusations based on the only thing that matters in these cases; the science.

To get in touch with Brazoria County DWI defense attorney Tad Nelson please click here or call us at 979-267-6081.

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