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San Diego DMV Hearing Request

DMV hearings are held after the DMV moves to suspend or revoke an individual's driver license, for whatever reason - suspicion of or confirmation of DUI or other unsafe driving (especially by an elderly driver) are two of the most common reasons. The purpose of the DMV hearing is to exercise the driver's rights to (a) review and challenge the evidence that the DMV is bringing against him or her, and (b) present other evidence to contest the DMV's action.

You Have the Right to an Attorney at Your DMV Hearing

It is very helpful to have a skilled DUI/traffic attorney represent you at your DMV hearing. Losing your license to suspension or revocation can have significant negative consequences in your life. Attorney Anna Yum's knowledge of the DMV system and of DUI and other driving-relating laws will help you with your goal of retaining or reinstating your driver license. Having her represent you at your hearing will maximize your chances of success.

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Request the DMV Hearing Right Away

You must request a DMV hearing within 10 days of getting the notice that your license is up for suspension or revocation. Even if you have no idea what a DMV hearing might accomplish for you, it's best to request one in a timely manner, and then contact our office. The hearing can be conducted in person at an office of the DMV, or by telephone. In either case, the hearing is performed with a Driver Safety Hearing Officer of the DMV.

Evidence For and Against the DMV Action

At the hearing, you'll be informed first of the legal grounds for the DMV's action to revoke or suspend your license. Evidence supporting the action against your license will be presented and described. Witnesses may be called to testify (for example, an arresting officer or law enforcement officer who arrived at the scene).

You (and your criminal attorney) will be given time to present evidence and testimony in your favor, including witnesses and prior driving history. Your defense may include such matters as contesting whether a police or CHP officer had "reasonable cause" to pull you over and arrest you, and contesting an alcohol BAC measurement.

Contact the Law Office of Anna R. Yum for Help

The chances of a successful DMV hearing outcome are much greater with a seasoned, skilled criminal lawyer working on behalf of the client. For excellent representation at your DMV hearing, contact Anna Yum today.

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