Law Office of
Rhett Braniff

Expunctions and Non-Disclosure

Unlock Your Bright Future in Austin, TX

Welcome to a new beginning! At the Law Office of Rhett Braniff, we understand that everyone deserves a second chance. That’s why we specialize in helping you clear your past with our expert non-disclosure lawyers and expunction services. 

Whether you’re seeking to expunge a criminal record or pursuing non-disclosure, we’re here with a friendly and caring approach to guide you every step of the way. Ready to turn over a new leaf? Contact us today to schedule a consultation!

Expunctions vs. Non-Disclosures

While expunctions and non-disclosures may seem similar, they serve different purposes. Expunctions completely erase a criminal record as if it never happened, offering a clean slate. Non-disclosures, on the other hand, seal your records, hiding them from public view but still accessible to certain government entities. Navigating these options can be complex, but we're here to clarify and guide you through each process.

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Erasing the Past For A Bright Future

Expunging a felony or misdemeanor can be a life-changing step. Our expertise in expunctions ensures that eligible past convictions or arrests don’t hold you back anymore. Whether it's for employment, housing, or peace of mind, we're committed to helping you clear your record and restore your reputation.

Your Shield of Privacy

As your non-disclosure lawyer in Austin, TX, we specialize in securing your personal history from the public eye. Non-disclosures are ideal for those who don't qualify for expunctions but still deserve privacy and protection from the stigma of a past mistake.

Create a Fresh Start With Us

Choosing us means choosing a team dedicated to empathy, experience, and effective legal strategies. We don't just handle cases — we build relationships, ensuring each client feels respected and supported. With over 20 years of experience, we promise a patient, caring approach to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

At the Law Office of Rhett Braniff, we believe in new beginnings and second chances. Your past doesn’t have to dictate your future. Let us help you unlock new opportunities with our specialized services in expunctions and non-disclosures. Ready to leave the past behind and embrace a brighter future? Contact us today for a free consultation, and let’s start this journey together!

Texas DWI Range Of Punishments

DWIs in Texas can range from Class B misdemeanors to 3rd-degree felonies. The punishment ranges are as follows:

Other Alcohol-related offenses include Intoxication Assault, Indication Manslaughter, Public Intoxication, and Minor in Possession of Alcohol

Driving While Intoxicated | DUI

Is there a difference between DUI and DWI in Texas? Yes and no. Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is the charge for operating a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. It is similar in most respects to others State’s Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges. In some ways, DWI and DUI are the same thing, though all states way have slight differences in the elements of the offense a prosecutor would have to prove. For the most part, the charge is the same.

Texas has a separate DUI charge for minors. This is a Class C charge that can result in a fine only, and only requires the State to prove consumption of some amount of alcohol. While this charge is just for minors, it is important to remember that minor can be charged for the higher DWI offense

Texas DWI range of punishment

DWI’s in Texas can range from Class B misdemeanors to 3rd Degree felonies. The punishment ranges are as follows:

  • DWI with NO prior convictions for DWI                              Class B Misdemeanor
  • DWI with NO prior convictions for DWI

          and a breath or blood test over .15                                         Class A Misdemeanor

  • DWI with one prior conviction for DWI                               Class A misdemeanor
  • DWI with a passenger younger than 14                                State Jail Felony
  • DWI with 2 or more prior convictions for DWI                  3rd Degree Felony

 

Other Alcohol related offenses include Intoxication Assault, Indication Manslaughter, Public Intoxication, and Minor in Possession of Alcohol

Driving while Intoxicated charges in Texas can be difficult to navigate. A DWI charge and/or conviction can have far reaching implications, including driver license suspensions, professional consequences, professional license suspension issues, private pilot medical clearance issues, hefty fines, and many others. It is imperative that you look to hire an experienced DWI attorney to help you navigate the process.

Austin Texas DWI charge fees

Our firm prides itself on fair, reasonable fees. Our fees are inclusive of the Administrative License Suspension (ALR) and the filing for an occupational license. Our pretrial fees range from a $4500 flat fee up to $12,000 for felony cases. All our fees are flat fees, and we are happy to work out payment plans.

DWI blood or breath tests

You have a right to refuse all field sobriety tests, including a breath or blood test. You should exercise that right immediately upon being suspected of Driving While Intoxicated. It is possible, even after a person refuses a breath or blood test, that Law Enforcement will obtain a search warrant and draw your blood against your wishes. Often the officer will tell you this to make you think you have no options. You do. Refuse the chemical test, and force them to obtain a warrant.

Breath and Blood tests are just one piece of evidence

Often potential clients will tell me that they provide a breath or blood sample, and consider themselves to be without options. The Law Office of Rhett Braniff has successfully suppressed breath and blood samples, and won case despite a breath or blood test over the limit. You have options.

 

Call the Law Office of Rhett Braniff today to schedule a free DWI consultation.