Originally Posted by Specnatz
I will need to ask my brother (which i doubt he would know since he is a police officer not a lawyer), but I thought they put in a provision to where that was not possible (probation) for DUI.
I do know that deferred adjudication is not available for a first offense. Friend of mine got one in Austin in 2008 and her lawyer said it was not available.
Gary Trichter is a pretty big dog on the issue. He literally wrote the book on Texas DUI law. Link
Also look at #12 under FAQ.