This depends on the defendant, his or her history, the circumstances of the case, who the judge is, who the prosecutor is, etc. So, not answerable.
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There are too many unknown variables to answer your question competently. Explain your situation in detail to an attorney and go from there. Good luck.
First time dirty UA in Dallas, probably. Picking up a new case, much less likely. But anything is possible. Obviously you need a good defense attorney.
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Generally you have a better chance with administrative violations ( positive ua's , missed meetings) than with new charges (particularly felonies). You need to consult with a local attorney.
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