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Will I Lose My Driver's License If I Am Busted For Possession Of Marijuana?

Over the past several days, we have been blogging about the driver's license suspension a person will face when he or she is arrested for DWI. In Texas, a person convicted of a drug offense does face a license suspension. The statute regulating license suspension states that if they are convicted of an offense under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, a drug offense, or other certain felonies under the Texas Health and Safety Code.

The period of suspension is for 180 days, or six months after a conviction becomes final. Remember, this does not include a person who has been placed on deferred adjudication. The law does provide, however, a remedy for license suspensions. If a person takes a class approved by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, then that will allow him or her to get the license reinstated.

If you have been charged with possession of marijuana, contact a Plano drug crimes lawyer.