I live in Austin, Tx and today received a disorderly conduct citation for flipping off a driver following me in my subdivision. The cop acknowledged that the judge was almost certain to dismiss it based on my record and I know this is only punishable by a fine not to exceed $500 but my clean record is the only thing I'm concerned about. Thanks!
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Call the clerk of the court and ask if you can get a setting to talk to a prosecutor informally. If yes, they will probably either dismiss it or offer you a deferred disposition that results in a dismissal later. If that doesn't happen, set it for trial and consult an attorney.
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Hire an attorney to beat the case, bargain it down or possibly get a diversion type agreement.
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You need to get the case dismissed. Talk to a local attorney.
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