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Is an in person hearing better than over the phone? (dui hearing at DMV)

Denver, CO |
Filed under: DUI defense

i have to request for hearing regaring dui issue.

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Generally speaking, in person hearings are better. Sometimes an officer does not show up or if there will not be an officer you still get a better opportunity to connect with the hearing officer. Hearing officers are human just like the rest of us, they may be more lenient on you if they have a face to put with your argument.

If you have to travel a long distance or it is difficult for you to get around, you can still have a hearing over the phone, the law that applies will be the same.

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You should request in person hearing, but the Department of Revenue may decide to have a phone hearing anyway.

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