Out of State Drivers: DUI Charges in Austin
It you are convicted of DWI while driving in the Austin area, it is quite possible to have your driver’s license suspended in your home state. As a result of the Driver’s License Compact among many U.S. states, an offense by an out-of-state driver is frequently reported to the home state where the driver holds license. Under state law, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) may revoke or suspend a person’s license if they believe that the person has committed an offense in another state or Canadian province that would be grounds for suspension or revocation if committed in this state.
If you have been arrested for DWI or DUI and live out of state, it is important to retain an experienced Austin criminal defense lawyer to defend your driving privileges in your home state, and to handle and address all of the legal issues surrounding your case and your defense. At Austin Criminal Defense Attorney, you will have more than 20 years experience on your side. The firm has successfully handled more than 3000 misdemeanor and 1000 felony cases. Richard Jones is a member of the National College for DUI Defense and a Board Member of the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. With an Excellent rating from Avvo, you can be confident in his professional skills. Read recent case results for more information about the firm’s successes in court.
Austin Out of State DUI: Seasoned Legal Counsel
License suspension in your home state will automatically take place if you are not successfully defended against the charges in Austin. Your DWI arrest may have elements that could be successfully challenged, whether an illegal police stop, incorrect administration of tests or other factor that could allow you to avoid the consequences of a DWI charge.
If you are convicted, a DPS notice will be sent to your home state, where the authorities will suspend or revoke your license. If you have been arrested and charged with DWI in Austin, it is important to immediately seek legal counsel from a knowledgeable Austin criminal defense attorney that has a record of success in defending both misdemeanor and felony DWI charges. The firm frequently represents out of state drivers, and is ready to get to work for you. Your defense case should be initiated immediately, and the firm’s actions could allow you to avoid returning to the Austin area for court dates and other problems.
Contact us at once if you live out of state and were arrested and charged with DWI in Austin.