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If a patient registers a complaint or if an RN receives a notice of investigation from the Texas Board of Nursing, an Austin nurse attorney can help protect their rights and make sure that they are given fair treatment throughout the process. This is what an LVN from Austin should have done when she was accused of a criminal charge.

On October 28, 2018, the LVN was accused of an offense of Criminal Trespass. In addition to that, on March 31 2019, she was also charged with the state jail felony offense of Credit Card Abuse. The LVN then entered a plea of no content and the proceedings were deferred without adjudication of guilt.

The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding RNs and LVNs who committed any forms of offenses. They are also the ones holding decisions whether the RN or LVN’s license has to be suspended, revoked, or disciplined. Therefore, the Board decided to summon the RN for a hearing to defend against the complaint filed to her – this is the part where a nurse attorney should be hired.

Serious offenses may compromise your career, which is why an Austin nurse attorney could provide you the best help against these issues. If you have any valid reasons, you may refer to a nurse attorney to provide further defense against your case.

The Texas Board of Nursing then considered the evidence given to them and sentenced the RN and her license into disciplinary proceedings. She could have hired an Austin nurse attorney to assist her in the case. Avoid committing the same mistake she did. Find the right Austin nurse attorney  to help you with your needs.  To contact one, you may dial Nurse Attorney Yong J. An at (832) 428-5679 to schedule a private consultation.