1. Home
  2.  » 
  3. Criminal Defense
  4.  » 
  5. DWI
  6.  » Occupational Driver’s Licenses

Do You Qualify For An Occupational Driver’s License?

A major consequence of DWI charges is the potential loss of your driver’s license through suspension or revocation. In our area, it can be impossible to get to work or school without a valid driver’s license.

In some situations, you may be able to obtain an occupational driver’s license. At The Sanchez Law Firm, we can help you with this process. Our criminal defense lawyer has significant experience defending individuals facing DWI charges in McAllen, Edinburg and across the Rio Grande Valley (RGV).

What is needed to keep driving? Call 956-467-5766 to find out during a free consultation.

The Benefits Of Working With A Former Prosecutor

Principal attorney Sergio Sanchez is a former prosecutor and district attorney, which gives him valuable insight into both sides of the table. He can potentially anticipate the prosecution’s strategies and will develop an effective legal defense for your case that is likely to achieve a favorable outcome. In some cases, he may be able to prevent licenses suspension in the first place.

Occupational Driver’s License Requirements In Texas

Under certain circumstances, an individual who has had his or her license revoked (or suspended) may be able to obtain an occupational driver’s license to drive to work, school and deal with certain household activities.

A petition must be filed with the court. If approved, this court order authorized the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to issue an occupational license to you. This court order may also be used during the time it takes to process your request for an occupational license. There are added fees in the application process, so it is important to seek legal guidance before filing.

If we believe you can obtain an occupational driver’s license, our attorneys will help complete the paperwork and represent your interests in legal matters. We are very familiar with this process and will work to make it as seamless as possible.

Personalized Legal Counsel

We will review your case and answer your questions during a free initial consultation. Please call 956-467-5766 or email us to schedule a free initial consultation.

From our main office in McAllen, we serve clients throughout The Valley. Se habla español.