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Mark J. Kelly

Texas City DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. 3rd DWI, Is it possible to stay out of jail?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Mark J. Kelly
    2. Jacob Robert Jenkins
    3. John Paul Thygerson
    4. Richard Timothy Jones
    4 lawyer answers

    A third DWI in Texas is a felony (3rd degree). The punishment range is from two to ten years incarceration and a fine not to exceed $10,000. Texas law allows for the possibility of probation (community supervision). Art. 42.12 sec. (13) of the Texas Code of Crim. Procedure requires, as condition of community supervision, not less then 10 days confinement in the county jail. Judges can require up to 180 days confinement as a condition of community supervision.

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  2. Arrested for possession of marj. 0-2 oz. went to arraignment and court date was set for tomorrow. Want to be sure I hire the

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Mark J. Kelly
    2. Dustan Orlando Neyland
    3. Macy Michelle Jaggers
    3 lawyer answers

    Make sure you show up to court on time to answer docket call. If your case is in Harris County allow plenty of time to park, get through the metal detectors and up the elevators. If you tell them you need time to hire a lawyer they will reset the case a few weeks to let you do that. You are charged with a class B misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine. A marijuana conviction on your record could affect your life in various ways, including your ability to find...

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