Chico DUI Attorney – License Suspension
WARNING: You only have 10 CALENDAR DAYS after your DUI arrest to contact the DMV and arrange a DMV hearing before your license is suspended. In the state of California, driving is a privilege that cannot be taken for granted. Having your license suspended or revoked can have a lasting impact on your daily life. You need to drive to get to work, to medical appointments, when shopping for essentials, and to transport children to school. When someone is convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, suspension of their driver’s license is a strong possibility. If your license has been suspended, there are a number of things that can be done get it back. The most important thing is to contact a Chico DUI lawyer with extensive experience to help you restore your driving privileges.
Requesting a DMV Hearing
Following a DUI arrest, you will receive a notice in the mail that the DMV intends to suspend your license. You need to request a DMV hearing to potentially have your driving privileges restored. Your request for a hearing MUST be filed within 10 days of your arrest. This can be nerve-wracking, but it is essential that it is done promptly. One of our Chico DUI lawyers will request a DMH hearing for you for FREE.
Acquiring a Restricted License
Under some circumstances, you may be able to acquire a restricted license. To request this option, you must meet a few requirements. You must prove that having your license suspended is a significant hardship for you and perhaps your family. Restrictions may include only being able to drive to and from work, doctor’s appointments or other specifically stated emergency situations. Each case is different and our DUI attorneys will carefully present arguments to help restore your driving privileges. Call our office today for a free case evaluation.
Experienced DUI Lawyers in Chico
The expert group of DUI lawyers at Amaya & Associates are ready to fight for you. We are experienced in defending clients with many DUI related issues such as Felony DUI, DMV hearings, DUI with Injuries and many others.. Our goal is to resolve your legal situation and help you get your license back.