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Learn how to seal a DWI charge in Texas with our detailed legal guide. Understand the process and requirements for DWI charge sealing in Texas....

A DWI charge stays on the record forever. If the charge was dismissed without probation, it is eligible for removal and deletion through expunction. If the charge resulted in a conviction, it may be eligible to be sealed  through an order of nondisclosure. Can you get a DWI off your...

CAN A DWI BE EXPUNGED IN TEXAS? A DWI conviction cannot be expunged in Texas. However, a DWI charge that did not result in a final conviction can be expunged in some circumstances. DWI charges that can’t be expunged may be eligible to be sealed under Texas’s DWI Second Chance...

CAN A DWI BE EXPUNGED IN TEXAS? A DWI conviction cannot be expunged in Texas. However, a DWI charge that did not result in a final conviction can be expunged in some circumstances. DWI charges that can’t be expunged may be eligible to be sealed under Texas’s DWI Second Chance...

A DWI charge stays on the record forever. If the charge was dismissed without probation, it is eligible for removal and deletion through expunction. If the charge resulted in a conviction, it may be eligible to be sealed  through an order of nondisclosure. Can you get a DWI off your...

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Question 1

What is an expunction in Texas?

Expunctions are powerful court orders that direct all government entities to delete and destroy all records of an arrest and subsequent prosecution. In Texas, every arrest results in a record being created. So, even if a charge is eventually dismissed, the charge remains on the record and must be expunged in order to be removed. Read more.
Question 2

Can you expunge a DWI charge?

A DWI charge that was dismissed before trial and without probation or a final conviction is eligible for an expunction once the statute of limitations has passed. Read more.
Question 3

How long does a DWI charge stay on your record?

It takes about 6 months to expunge a DWI, or any other eligible charge, in Texas. Read more.
Question 4

Can you seal a DWI charge?

A DWI conviction in Texas can be sealed by filing a petition for an Order of Nondisclosure. There are a number of qualifying factors, however, if a judge grants an Order of Nondisclosure, the DWI charge will no longer appear on a person’s criminal history record, and government entities are restricted from disclosing information about the DWI charge to the public. Read more.
Question 5

How long does a misdemeanor stay on your record in Texas?

A DWI charge stays on the record forever. If the charge was dismissed without probation, it is eligible for removal and deletion through expunction. If the charge resulted in a conviction, it may be eligible to be sealed through an order of nondisclosure. Read more.
Question 6

What is the Texas DWI second chance law?

A DWI conviction in Texas can be sealed by filing a petition for an Order of Nondisclosure. There are a number of qualifying factors, however, if a judge grants an Order of Nondisclosure, the DWI charge will no longer appear on a person’s criminal history record, and government entities are restricted from disclosing information about the DWI charge to the public. Read more.
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