California DMV Administrative Hearings Attorney
In Orange County California, as well as the rest of the state, being arrested for DUI or brings with it two aspects: the criminal case and the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) hearing. The DMV is its own separate entity and they have authority over your driver’s license and driving privileges. Getting charged with, and ultimately convicted of a DUI or DWI in California can result in a suspension or revocation of driving privileges even if your case is dismissed in court.
If you have been caught driving while intoxicated in Orange County California it is in your best interest to consult with an experienced lower Newport Beach, CA immediately. Call The Law Office of David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030. The Law Office of David E. Swanson has many years experience handling DUI cases and their subsequent DMV Hearings in Orange County California.
Requesting DMV Hearings in California
In Orange County California you have 10 days from the date of your arrest to formally request DMV hearings from the DMV Driver Safety Office. So that you do not get lost in the shuffle it makes sense to note the date you called DMV, who you dealt with at DMV and what time it was when you called the DMV. Should you not be able to get an appointment scheduled within 30 days of the arrest an experienced Newport Beach California DMV Hearing Attorney should request to have your temporary license extended, and any Administrative action stayed The DMV Hearing is called an Admin Per Se Hearing. The hearing is conducted by a DMV Hearing officer whom is both the person prosecuting you and the un-biased judge. The Hearing is supposed to be conducted according to the Rules of Evidence for the State of California. These rules can appear to be somewhat arcane and complicated to a lay person. It is extremely important to retain a competent DMV attorney to represent you at this hearing in order to save your privilege to drive in California.
Contact a Newport Beach DUI Attorney
There are several benefits to working with a Santa Ana DUI Lawyer regarding your DUI case. They will plan a strategic and sound defense for you and they will make sure your rights are protected throughout the entire legal process. Call Orange County DUI Defense Attorney David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030. You can also . With many years serving those charged with Driving Under the Influence in Orange County he will protect your rights while attempting to minimize the consequences of your drunk driving charges.
The Law Office of David E. Swanson handles all types of DMV related hearings throughout Orange County, California. This includes Fullerton, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Irvine, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Bolsa Chica, Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, Orange, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, and San Clemente.