Now what happens!! Does it affect the case?
It is important to know whether your boyfriend plead to a DUI (Driving under the influence; class C) or a full blown DWI. Because you mentioned that it was two years ago, I suspect it may be a DWI, in which case it cannot be expunged or non-disclosed. And, a speeding ticket almost certainly will not affect a DWI probation. If he received a class C DUI and received a deferred, he would be eligible for an expunction if he successfully completed the deferred period. In class C deferreds, a traffic ticket can be a problem. You'll need to look at the original paperwork. Even if he did get a ticket while on class C deferred, a good defense attorney may be able to persuade a judge to overlook it if all else is good. I recommend consulting a good criminal defense attorney.
A Simple speeding ticket would not likely be a probation violation, but he should consult with his attorney and consider disclosing the ticket to the PO before they find it on a record check.
This forum offers a "quick answer" to a "quick question" but it is not always the best way to consult counsel. The practice of law usually works best (best results) when the lawyer is able to consult with the client, in private, and make a full assessment of all the facts of the case.
Sounds like he got a DWI which is not expungable. And if it was a deferred DUI it doesn't automatically get removed. He will still have to file the proper paperwork.
All of the following is predicated upon this being an adult DUI (seldom charged) or DWI (OFTEN charged) B misdemeanor case. If it arose in Juvenile Court, all bets are off. It could not have been a C Misd. case. Deferred Disposition under CodeCrim.Proc. Art. 45.01 cannot go on any longer than 180 days after the date the plea (no contest or guilty [both are really guilty pleas]) was entered. The Court loses jurisdiction on the 181st day. Only successful 45.051 "Deferreds" are automatically eligible for expunction. It is a big detour from the rest of the law.
In more serious cases, any plea of guilt takes you out of consideration for expunction. The best you could hope for would be a Petition for Limited Distribution of Criminal Information. Or "sealing the record" in street parlance.
If it wasn't a Class C misd, and it almost certainly is not, then it cannot be expunged (erased, altogether), as a matter of law. See Ch55 of the Code of CrimProc. Most of the time, very minor matters like speeding which do not need criminal intent to commit have no effect on the pending Deferred Disposition. 300 mph in a school zone with your non-street-legal funny car, well, that might be treated differently. So he should not fear telling the PO/Community Supervision Officer about the ticket. Make SURE he goes to court and does not let this turn into a failure to appear. That would open a whole 'nother can of worms. There are indeed many ways to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Hire an attorney, or rouse the one he already had for the original case and get him or her working on this, before this whole thing blows up.
This answer is in the nature of general information only and DOES NOT constitute legal advice or the formation of an attorney-client relationship.
A speeding ticket will have no effect on the probation . Unless the case was dropped to something other than a DWI, he can not get it expunged or non-disclosed. He would had to have been found Not Guilty to get and Expunction or given a Deferred Probation on the DWI class A or B which generally does not happen. If he did get a deferred it would had to have been on a lesser charge.
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