DMV Administrative Hearings

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One of the cardinal rules for persons in California who have been stopped and arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol is that you must request hearing within 10 calendar days of the arrest. The arresting officer should give you a ping temporary license form with this information on it. Many times they forget, but you still must contact DMV within 10 days. Call my office and we will request the hearing for you even if you decide not to retain me.

I am DUI defense attorney Blackie Burak. During the nearly 40 years that I've been defending clients against DUI / DWI charges, I have appeared at thousands of DMV hearings. What happens in DMV hearings is often entirely different from what might happen if the case goes to court. At a DMV hearing, there is no prosecutor. The goal is retain the right to drive for our clients.

I have helped countless clients obtain a positive outcome at these hearings. Contact my Walnut Creek law office toll free at 1-866-BLCKDUI for a free consultation to learn how I can help you. I can visit clients wherever they are.

Managing the Details of Your DMV Hearing

When you retain me as your lawyer, you will be taken through the complicated process step by step. You won't miss the hearing deadlines and unnecessarily risk losing your license for a whole year. You will know when, where and how to file the required SR-22 form from your insurance company. You will know about fees to be paid, and how to arrange to get a temporary license converted to a restoration of your driver's license.

Options When Your License Is Suspended or Revoked

I give clients clear, practical advice about the defense process that starts with the DMV hearing. Many clients find this helps them move forward and avoid similar problems in the future. I am well known among legal circles for anticipating the probable turn of events after appearing at a DMV administrative hearing.

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If you have been arrested for DUI / DWI, contact my law office right away. If we agree that I am the attorney to defend you, I will begin by advocating for you at your DMV administrative hearing. Don't risk your driving privileges. Call me toll free at 1-866-BLCKDUI.