Entries Categorized as 'Dallas County Occupational License Attorney'

No ODL For Mental or Physical Disability or Impairment

Occupational Drivers License Questionnaire 214-321-4105 In Texas, a suspended or revoked drivers license is not a preclusion to driving on public roads. While driving is a privilege in Texas and that privilege can be revoked or suspended for cause, the lawmakers saw fit to offer an alternative to those unable to maintain a regular license […]

Difference Between A Suspended License + Invalid License +Revoked License

FREE Consultation With A License Suspension Attorney 214-321-4105 There are a number of ways to lose your license in Texas. You can lose due to alcohol related events or criminal convictions. You can lose it for too many points assessed against your drivers license. You can lose it for being a habitually bad driver. Or, […]

The Holidays’ Hidden Dangers: Losing Your License

Drivers License Suspension  Questionnaire 214-321-4105 It happens every year and it is tragic every time. Drinking and driving is a re occurrence during the holidays. Not only are we cheering on our favorite football teams, we are celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years with our friends and loved ones. It is supposed to be a […]

Occupational License Basics for Dallas County

FREE Occupational License Consultation   Unfortunately, our society is fast becoming (or is already) a commercialized conglomerate where everything and everyone is trying to make a quick buck. That can be true in Dallas County and occupational licenses. We have seen quite a few advertisements from other lawyers and law firms claiming to provide occupational license services […]

Ignition Interlock Device for Occupational Licenses

Questions About Ignition Interlock Devices 214-321-4105 If you have lost your driving privileges related to a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charge, you may be required to install and maintain an ignition interlock device on any vehicle you operate, with an exception. An ignition interlock device is a breath analysis device installed into a vehicle which prevents […]

I THINK I WILL TAKE A CHANCE AND NOT GET AN OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE

THE BELTZ LAW FIRM 214-321-4105   If your license has been suspended the costs to reinstate your license can be overwhelming. Not only do you have to pay high fees to DPS but you have to figure out how to get to work and back to pay the State its dues. The obvious solution is […]

“ESSENTIAL NEED” DEFINED

THE BELTZ LAW FIRM 214-321-4105 The occupational license laws in Texas not only provide that a person who is granted an occupational license may operate a motor vehicle to and for work purposes, but also he/she may drive for any “essential need.”  What exactly is an “essential need?”  Fortunately, the legislature, in their infinite wisdom, has […]

ALCOHOL AWARENESS CLASS FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE HOLDERS

THE BELTZ LAW FIRM 214-321-4105   There are many potential conditions for an occupational license holder dependent upon his/her particular situation, e.g., reason for suspension, number of suspensions, etc.  If a person failed a breath or blood test for intoxication (Section 524) or his/her license was suspended under the Texas implied consent laws (Section 724) then […]

HOW MANY HOURS CAN I DRIVE WITH AN OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE?

THE BELTZ LAW FIRM 214-321-4105   A consideration by all people contemplating an occupational license is the number of hours you are allowed to operate a motor vehicle when you are issued an occupational drivers license. The Texas Transportation Code, Section 521.248 (b) states as follows:   b)  The person may not operate a motor vehicle […]

WHAT MUST AN OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE COURT ORDER STATE TO BE VALID?

THE BELTZ LAW FIRM 214-321-4105   It is often asked by clients, what must the order granting an occupational license state to be valid so that the Texas Department of Public Safety will issue the occupational drivers license. Fortunately, the Transportation Code lists the minimum requirements under the law as follows:   Sec. 521.248.  ORDER REQUIREMENTS.  (a)  […]