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Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Former Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Galveston County.
Thirty-one (31) years of experience handling DWI, DUI, Drunk Driving and other criminal cases in State and Federal Courts.
What we do:
The Law Office of Mark J. Kelly is known for quality representation against DWI, DUI and other criminal charges. We will thoroughly investigate the facts of your case and aggressively represent you in court.
We will keep you informed about the status of your case. In fact, we will give you our contact information and make ourselves available 24/7 to answer any question you have about your case.
The American Chemical Society- Chemistry and Law Section (ACS-CHAL) has recognized attorney Kelly as an ACS-CHAL Lawyer Scientist for his efforts to understand the science and technology behind testing blood for alcohol and drugs. This training gives Kelly the knowledge and skill necessary to understand and challenge the states scientific evidence.
Act quickly if you have been charged with DWI or DUI in Texas.
If you are arrested for DWI or DUI in Texas, you will most likely be subject to a driver’s license suspension. In addition to the criminal case, there will be an administrative case wherein the Texas Dept. of Public Safety will seek to suspend your driver’s license.
You have 15 days to request a hearing that may save your driver’s license!
At the time of arrest you will be issued a notice of suspension. Pursuant to the terms of the notice, you have 15 days to request an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing. In order for the state of Texas to revoke your license, they must prove 3 things:
- The officer must have reasonable suspension to stop your vehicle at the time of arrest.
- The state must prove that the officer had probable cause to arrest you for DWI.
- The state must prove that you agreed to a breath or blood test with a result over .08 BAC, or that you refused a properly requested breath or blood test.
The hearing will be conducted before an administrative judge from the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). The hearing will be conducted pursuant to the technical rules for administrative hearings followed by SOAH. We have extensive experience handling ALR hearings and are often able to save your driver’s license from being suspended.
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