Want Your Case Dismissed? Don’t Accept a Plea.

https://youtu.be/rsDxcWy8EuI When people come to my office and talk with me about their case, I ask what they want to have happen with their case. Almost everyone wants their case dismissed. Whether they broke the law or not, most want to move past this case without paying fines, being on probation, or doing jail time.   The Three Ways Your Case Could End There are three ways that your case could end. It Read More

Motion to Suppress Granted – DWI Case Dismissed

This morning, I had a hearing on a motion to dismiss in Bexar County - County Court 2. My client was charged with DWI with a blood alcohol level of .15 or higher. The judge granted the motion to suppress, and the case was dismissed this morning.  My client was driving home at midnight on a Thursday night. An officer was behind him and pulled him over for failing to maintain a single lane. Last year, the Texas Court Read More

What is the Statute of Limitations and Can it Get Your Case Dismissed?

In the past week, I have had two cases dismissed because the state missed the statute of limitations deadline. You’ve probably heard about the statute of limitations, but you may not be sure how long it is or how it works. The statute of limitations enables you to have a case dismissed if the state takes too long to charge you with a crime. The length of time varies based on what crime the state is charging you with. Read More

How to Create an Affidavit of Nonprosecution That Works

https://youtu.be/EMOw8VwZAf4 Most Affidavits of Nonprosecution Don't Work When you’re charged with domestic violence in Texas, one way to try and help your case is with an affidavit of nonprosecution. An affidavit of nonprosecution is a written statement by the alleged victim in a domestic violence case asking the prosecutor to dismiss the case. The purpose of the affidavit is to convince the prosecutor to Read More