Arrest

  • Eligibility to Get an Occupational/Restricted Use License in Texas

    … Has your Texas driver’s license been suspended? You may still be eligible to receive limited driving privileges under what is known as an Occupational Driver’s License. This is a restricted license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety on the order of a local judge. An Occupational Driver’s License allows the holder to operate…

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 9 readers -
  • Constitutional Right to a Speedy Trial

    …) the defendant is arrested or 2) when charging documents are filed. The first factor, delay, is relatively simple. If there is 1 year between arrest/filing and bringing defendant to trial, the delay is presumptively prejudicial. However, this does not always warrant relief. The amount of the delay is simply a threshold which must be crossed in order…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 47 readers -