What happens at a DMV license suspension hearing?
When a driver is arrested for
DUI and fails or refuses a
breath, blood, or urine test, automatic license suspension proceedings will be initiated by the DMV.
The driver will have a very limited amount of time to schedule an
administrative hearing to challenge the suspension of his or her license. This administrative
hearing is held to review the evidence and determine whether the driver
was legally arrested, whether the test were performed properly, and whether
the driver actually refused a lawfully requested breath, blood, or urine
test. Failing to schedule a hearing in time will result in an automatic
license suspension. Winning the hearing, however, will mean that the driver’s
administrative suspension is overturned and he or she may reinstate their
With three former DUI prosecutors and a former DMV hearing officer on staff,
we take a team approach to defending our clients. We understand how the
state will build its case, both in the DMV and in court. Call (904) 701-0591
today to find out how we can help.