Long story short I was found guilty in district court, appealed and found not guilty in a jury trial. The DMV has suspended my license for not installing interlock on my car. Why would I have had to get interlock installed if I'm not guilty? Also why was I issued a license from the DMV with an alcohol restricted license and not a interlock restricted license?
MVA action is not necessarily tied to court outcome. You may want to discuss with a lawyer who can review and advise.
It depends on the reason the interlock was ordered. If it was ordered by the District Court judge and you were acquitted on appeal, then you should be entitled to have the suspension lifted. However, if the suspension was ordered because you refused the test or blew .08 or above, then the suspension is valid since this is independent of the outcome of the court proceeding. Discuss this issue with your lawyer.
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