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Losing your license may greatly affect your future career, but only if you failed to hire a nurse attorney for the case. There are some RNs and LVNs who missed their chances to get their license saved from revocation just because they weren’t able to hire any nurse attorney to defend them. Unfortunately, an RN from Chamber County, Texas happens to be one of them.

On or about January 17, 2008, the RN submitted a renewal application to the Texas Board of Nursing in which she answered “Yes” to the following question: “Have you, within the past 24 months or since your last renewal, for any criminal offense?

On or about February 28, 2006, she entered a plea of Guilty to POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, (a State Jail Felony offense committed on March 11, 2005.

On or about August 4, 2008, the RN submitted a written statement in which she stated, “I was arrested for possessing heroin. I have been battling a terrible addiction for six years now. With the help of the criminal justice system, I’ve gained recovery. I am currently on probation after nine and a half months of intensive treatment in a rehabilitation facility, followed by three months in a halfway house. “

The Texas Board of Nursing was not able to reach out to the RN due to the actions that she did. However, there was enough evidence which proved the errors of her actions. Additionally, she failed to hire a nurse attorney for assistance, causing her to lose her RN license.

Losing your LVN or RN license can compromise your career. However, a skilled nurse attorney can greatly help you in major cases such as this. For assistance regarding your nurse license case, it’s best to contact Nurse Attorney Yong J. An by contacting him at (832) 428-5679.