The 10 Day Rule In Los Angeles
Fighting for Your License After DUI Arrest
After an arrest is made for DUI or you refuse to take a breath or blood test, paperwork is set into motion immediately to suspend your license. At this point, you only have 10 days to request a hearing with the DMV to challenge the license suspension. Time is of the essence during this difficult situation, which is why it is important to speak with a Los Angeles DUI lawyer from Law Offices of Scott R. Spindel right away.
Your license suspension with the DMV is separate from any proceedings you are facing in criminal court. We can help you to file the paperwork to request a hearing with the DMV and show up at the hearing to protect your right to drive.
How Can a Los Angeles DUI Attorney Help?
We can work with you to determine if the 10 day rule applies to you and whether or not you qualify for a hardship license. There are a number of factors considered by the DMV when they review your case and make a decision. Our top priority is to defend you aggressively in court and ensure that your privilege to drive is restored.
Schedule a free case consultation with a compassionate Los Angeles DUI attorney, call us now at (888) 973-0209.
Providing Powerful Legal Defense
If you have been arrested for DUI, our experienced Los Angeles DUI defense attorney can protect your rights. Whether it is your first offense or a subsequent arrest, it is vital that you take action quickly during the 10 day period. If you fail to do so, your suspension can become final.
The 10 day DUI rule may apply under the following circumstances:
- If you refused to take a chemical test
- If you took a test and tested .08% or higher
- If you were under the age of 21 and tested .02% or higher
- If you were arrested for DUI with no knowledge of your results
- If you had a commercial license and tested at .04% or higher