The Power of Licensing Boards

Licensing boards in Texas have vast power in the regulation and enforcement against those they license. Each licensing board is created by statute and given certain enumerated powers. Often the powers granted to these agencies is broad, which leaves room for inconsistencies across complaint resolutions and unpredictability in imposed sanctions. The specific powers of Texas…

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TDLR’s Enforcement Process – The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) issues licenses, certificates, and permits to dozens of professions in Texas. Texas state law empowers the TDLR to investigate and resolve complaints received against licensees of the 40 programs it administers. The TDLR receives over 12,000 complaints every year. Complaints come from three major sources: Consumer complaints;…

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3 Tips Before A Complaint is Filed Against You

Individuals who hold a professional license worked hard to earn their license. Doctors, nurses, CPA’s, lawyers, and dozens of other professionals dedicate years to their education and experience to be eligible for licensure. A single complaint alleging misconduct can put your professional license in jeopardy. An experienced license defense attorney can help defend you against…

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New Laws on Complaints Against Texas Chiropractors

Texas Senate Bill 304 made several statutory modifications to the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE), which is the regulatory agency in charge of licensing Texas Chiropractors. Specifically, new laws have been enacted regarding how complaints made to the TBCE are handled. New Laws on Complaints Against Texas Chiropractors The Board may not accept anonymous…

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