Month: April 2020

COURT ORDERED EDUCATION PROGRAMS

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News and Updates Governor Approves Regulatory Suspensions to Allow Offender Education Programs to Offer Remote Classroom Instruction During the COVID-19 Pandemic APRIL 22, 2020 To help combat the spread of Coronavirus, TDLR requested and received authority from Governor Greg Abbott to suspend certain regulatory requirements to allow licensees of the Offender Education Program to provide… Read more

IMPORTANT NEWS CONCERNING IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE RECALLIBRATION

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Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer I hope you are all staying safe.  I wanted to alert those of you who are using Ignition Interlock Devices about some important information. Travis County courts issued a directive to all Ignition Interlock Device (“IID”) vendors that IID recalibration may be rescheduled for 45 days after your existing appointment.  This was… Read more

Re: Governor Abbott’s Executive Order

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On March 28, 2020 Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed an Executive Order that prevents judges from authorizing a Personal Recognizance Bond (“PR Bond”) for the following types of criminal cases: CRIMES OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE – Any person previously convicted of a crime that involves physical violence or the threat of physical violence, or any person currently… Read more