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  • Can someone get probation in lieu of a jail term for a felony DWI with a child if this is the first time being in trouble?

    Galveston Co., no breathalyzer, but blood test was required (no refusal weekend)

    Dane’s Answer

    The answer to your question is yes. However, there is a lot more that goes into answering the question than that.

    Galveston is an interesting county. As the others have mentioned, you should hire someone that is familiar with DWI laws. You should also hire an attorneythat has extensive experienced in Galveston County. Who you hire could make th difference in you being convicted of a felony or not.

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  • Arizona has first offense dui at 54 hour level one classes, What is Texas equivelant for the level one class?

    Az first offense dui-33-108 hr level one class Tx first offence dui 12 hrs tx second offence 32 hours

    Dane’s Answer

    If you are looking for a DWI class for a first offender, there is a 12 hour class that is required as a condition of probation to avoid a driver's license suspension. There is also a repeat offender DWI class that is 30 hours long.

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  • Help with my record in Texas...

    I am trying to find out if once discharged from DWI probation, the evading that was 1245 in the plea can be expunged or sealed. Thanks!

    Dane’s Answer

    If you are talking about a true 12.45 plea, that means that the sentencing court took the evading arrest charge into consideration when assessing punishment for your DWI. These are done infrequently in Texas.

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  • Can someone get a passport to travel into mexico with dui felony?

    this person has 3 dui felony convictions on his record can he still get a us passport issued to him?

    Dane’s Answer

    To my knowledge there is no restriction on obtaining a US Passport with a felony DWI conviction. The real question is will the other country (Mexico) let the US citizen into Mexico? There are problems traveling to some countries with any DWI on your record - most notably, Canada. However, I have not encountered any problems with someone traveling to Mexico.

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  • My husband was in an accident an hour ago and was arrested for DUI, I don't know what to do now

    can I get him out of jail quickly, he has not been processed yet

    Dane’s Answer

    If arrested in Harris County, the processing time can be long. I would contact a reputable bondsman and more importantly a quality DWI lawyer. A good place to start looking for a DWI attorney is with the National College for DUI Defense.

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  • I got my first dui on staurday morning. I'm only 18 years old i also got into a car wreck. What will happen?

    I was told by many inmates at the jail that i would get probation but i also got charged with leave the scene. It's only my first offense and i've never been into trouble before with the law. I need to know if i'm looking at jail time or just prob...

    Dane’s Answer

    First and foremost you need to hire a competent DWI / DUI lawyer in your community. A good place to do a search is throough the National College for DUI Defense. There are many factors that will determine the outcome of your case. An attorney can help you through this difficult time.

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  • Will 2 dwi after 10 years still appear in a criminal record check

    I have 2 dwi's in my past. 1st in 1996 and 2nd in 1997

    Dane’s Answer

    Most likely yes. If you were convicted of DWI, the convictions will be on your record forever. It just depends on what database your employer uses to do background checks. A DWI conviction stays on your record forever.

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  • I have a criminal background, is there anyway to seal my criminal background so I can get a better job?

    I spent 3 years in prison for forgery by check/theft, prostitution and possession

    Dane’s Answer

    Unfortunately, the answer is no you can not get the convictions removed from your record or sealed. The only time you can legally have your records sealed in Texas is if you have successfully completed a deferred adjudication probation. If you have been to prison, there is not a way to seal your record.

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  • How do i run my own criminal background check

    i had a dui in MI in 1987 or so

    Dane’s Answer

    Call a lawyer in the county where you received the DUI and ask if they can walk you through the process in MI.

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