Issues Not Raised at the DMV Hearing Are Waived
One of the most frustrating aspects of my practice is seeing an issue that I know will win a DMV writ, only to find that the attorney or motorist handling the hearing failed to state the right objection or raise the issue at the time. You see—with rare exceptions—to get you a DMV writ, I can only raise issues that were … Read More
Of course, the best way to preserve your license is not to lose it in the first place. Often the most valuable service we can provide is the advice that helps your attorney win the DMV hearing and avoid a suspension entirely.
we realize that even top-notch trial attorneys may not be experts at the intricate (some would say “Byzantine”) rules and policies of DMV. Indeed, the skills that put … Read More
Hearsay is Admissable at DMV
One of the most maddening aspects of a DMV hearing from a trial lawyer’s point of view is the relaxed hearsay rules that apply. In short, hearsay evidence that would never be allowed in a criminal trial is just fine at DMV.
What is hearsay evidence? In short, it is some kind of statement or record of a statement that was originally made outside of … Read More