Orange County DMV Hearing Attorney
After being criminally charged with a DUI, there is a considerable amount of confusion that many defendants find themselves facing. Namely, many are confused regarding the difference between the criminal trials and the civil trials. Many have countless questions – such as, what is the DMV hearing? Is it the same as the criminal court trial? Do I have to make an appearance? At The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman, they recognize how complex of a process this can be, and they are thus fully devoted to helping their clients with the caring and supportive guidance that they truly deserve. Contact them today to get all of your questions answered.
What is the DMV hearing?
In the state of California, following a DUI arrest, a defendant will be facing two separate processes – the criminal trial and the administrative proceeding held by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The DMV hearing does not addressed the criminal charges, but will rather address the issues pertaining to your driving privileges. It will only deal with the circumstances of the arrest – not whether or not you are actually guilty. During this hearing, it will be determined whether or not you will be allowed to keep your driver's license.
While you are not required to partake in the DMV hearing, it is important to realize that if you forgo this process that you will experience an automatic driver's license suspension. To protect this right and to fight to keep your driving privilege, immediate steps need to be taken to request this hearing. This is where the legal assistance of a knowledgeable attorney can come into play. By working with an experienced lawyer, you will be able to take the necessary steps towards protecting your future.
Do you need an attorney on your side?
At their firm, they have proven time and time again that they have the experience that is needed to protect their clients with creative and dynamic assistance when it is truly needed. Should you choose to seek legal representation from their firm, you will be able to be confident knowing that you have an advocate on your side that will be there every step of the way working to defend your best interests.
No matter the exact circumstances of your arrest or the exact details surrounding your case, it is highly encouraged that you contact their firm as soon as possible. With extensive experience and an in-depth knowledge of the law, they have both the resources and the desire that you deserve in fighting to defend your rights. Call them today to learn more.