What are the possible outcomes and I live and work overseas will this affect me being able to leave the country to continue my job? I also never got my drivers licence back, does that mean anything?
A DWI can affect overseas travel-to Canada for instance. So you will need to check each country to determine if there are restrictions on your travel after being convicted-or possibly, even being charged and not yet convicted.
The possible outcomes are acquittal in a trial, dismissal, probation, or jail time. Should you be placed on probation the chance of you being allowed to leave the country are extremely slim to none. Until you complete your probation you will be "stuck" in Texas, unless another state allows you to transfer your probation there. Once your sentence is completed, it depends on the laws of the country you wantto go to as to whether you will be allowed entry.
If you are acquitted or the case is dismissed, and you do not have to do anything to get the case dismissed, then you will need to file for an expunction to clear this matter off your record.
As for your driver's license, I would assume that you tested over the legall limit. Thus, you will have your driver's license suspended. You need to seek legal advice on getting an Occupational License.
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