California Department of Motor Vehicles and DUI
Monterey-Salinas, California, DUI Attorney — DMV Assistance
A significant and crucial aspect of your drunk driving case is related to hearings before the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This hearing along with your criminal trial can have a profound effect upon your ability to maintain driving privileges.
At the Law Offices of Thomas Vinson Nash in Carmel, California, criminal defense lawyer Tom Nash has been practicing for over 30 years. Applying the knowledge and skill developed through this experience, he is able to effectively defend clients charged with drunk driving. Contact Monterey County attorney Tom Nash today.
Administrative per se Notice of Suspension
When you are pulled over for DUI, the arresting officer will do what is called a stop and snatch. This means that your license will be taken away and you will be given as your temporary license a pink slip called an administrative per se notice of suspension. Your DMV hearing is in addition to the superior court hearing over criminal charges.
DUI warning: You have only 10 days from the date of your DUI arrest to contact the DMV Driver Safety Division to request an administrative per se hearing. Otherwise your driver’s license will automatically be suspended 30 days after your arrest. Monterey’s DUI guy, Tom Nash, is happy to help you in obtaining a hearing or to instruct you on how to obtain one for yourself. Contact us today.
Maintaining Your Right to Drive
At the Law Offices of Thomas Vinson Nash, attorney Nash represents clients in administrative per se hearings before the DMV and will advise clients who wish to obtain a hearing date by themselves. Having an experienced, local attorney who knows the system and can set realistic expectations may result in your ability to maintain driving privileges.
If you have been charged with a crime such as drunk driving (DUI) or must appear at a DMV hearing, do not hesitate to contact a criminal defense attorney with over 30 years of experience. Contact the Law Offices of Thomas Vinson Nash today for a free initial consultation. We look forward to assisting you.