Tag Archives: administrative hearing

How many drinks can I have?


One of the most important factors in preventing yourself from being exposed to the consequences of a DUI in the Southern California area is knowing when you should be behind the wheel in the first place. Although I personally recommend … Continue reading

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What is an “APS” hearing?


After receiving a DUI, many people find out almost immediately from friends and colleges that they must schedule their APS hearing within 10 days of their arrest.  But what is an APS hearing you say?  APS stands for an “Administrative … Continue reading

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How does DMV get away with not calling the officer to testify?


After an arrest for DUI the police officer gives the individual arrested a pink sheet of paper called a temporary license.  After an arrest you have 10 days to contact DMV to preserve your right to a hearing in order … Continue reading

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What can experts rely upon in forming their opinions in DMV hearings?


Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) hearing officers often use a template in declaring a defense expert’s opinion as “speculative” without explaining how it is speculative.  Hearing officers are required to conduct a fair and impartial hearing under Gov’t Code § … Continue reading

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Protecting your license after an arrest


After an arrest for DUI and the police obtain a chemical test (blood test or breath test) result and the result shows a blood-alcohol concentration of .08% or greater, the license (must be a California license) of that person arrested … Continue reading

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