Entries from August 2012

Other Possible Conditions of an Occupational License

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 Depending on the reason for a license suspension, an occupational license may include additional conditions imposed by the discretion of the presiding judge or mandated by state law in order to operate a motor vehicle.   The most common condition of an occupational license is the installation of an interlock breath […]

When an Interlock is not required to operate a motor vehicle

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 A condition of some occupational licenses is that an interlock must be installed on any vehicle the driver operates. This condition is usually in effect when the person has been convicted of an alcohol related offense such as DWI or Intoxication Assault or Intoxication Manslaughter.   There is, however, an […]

Interesting and Little Known Facts About Interlocks

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105   Hidden in the deep, dark trenches of the Transportation Code are little known and rarely discussed conditions of interlocks regarding occupational license orders.  When so ordered, an interlock must be installed on any vehicle driven by an occupational license holder. This condition is usually required when a license is […]

Occupational License Myths and Facts: Myth Number Three

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 www.http://dallas-occupational-license-lawyer.com   Rumor has it that if your license has been suspended because of a DWI, you will be required to install and use a ignition interlock device on any vehicle that you operate as part of an occupational license order. Let’s put that rumor to bed! Texas Transportation Code […]

Occupational License Myths and Facts: Myth Number Two

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 http://dallas-occupational-license-lawyer.com Myth Number Two: “I can only get an occupational license in the county that I reside”   This seems to be a recurring myth spread about occupational licenses. The truth is that the proper venue for filing a petition for an occupational license depends on the reason for the […]

How Long Does it Take to Obtain the Hard Occupational License?

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 http://dallas-occupational-license-lawyer.com   With some degree of consistency, our clients have found that they are not receiving the hard copy of their occupational license from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) within the time that their order granting the occupational license can be used as a temporary license.  Through no […]

Occupational License Myths and Facts: Myth Number One

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 http://dallas-occupational-license-lawyer.com We often field calls from clients who have called other attorneys before consulting our firm. We encourage our clients to call around so they feel confident in their decision to hire an attorney.  Indeed, obtaining an occupational license is an important decision and one that should not be taken […]

Punishment for Violating an Occupational License Order

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 http://dallas-occupational-license-lawyer.com/   Despite years of helping clients with obtaining their occupational licenses across the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex, we occasionally run across those individuals who have been caught violating the terms of the occupational license order. A recent client was arrested because he was caught operating a motor vehicle without […]

What is a Hard Drivers License Suspension?

The Beltz Law Firm 214-321-4105 Recently, we have been asked many questions about “Hard Drivers License Suspensions.”  The short answer is that a hard drivers license suspension is a period of time in which a person’s driving privileges are suspended AND the person is not eligible for an occupational drivers license or other type of provisional […]