I am currently involved in a charge filed due to an incident with my fiancé. We are still engaged and I have not been convicted but will it bar me from being able to obtain my license if I am convicted?
Contact the licensing board, which is part of the Texas Department of Agriculture to get a copy of the licensing requirements. They do require a criminal background check and an unsatisfactory criminal background check may result in a refusal of certain licenses. Attorneys who practice administrative law before state agencies can provide you with more information.
Thank you very much for allowing me to provide you with information. This information does not constitute an attorney-client relationship nor does it constitute specific legal advice, which I cannot provide in this forum.
It will definitely be an obstacle for you. Lots of explaining to do, convincing the board you are rehabilitated, etc. Your best option is to hire an attorney to try to get the charge dismissed or reduced to a lesser crime. I am changing category to criminal defense for more informed counsel. (If you are facing jail time and can't afford an attorney, the court will provide one for you). Do not miss the hearing, and do not go it alone.
Peace be with you, and may love guide you.
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