I am currently waiting my APS hearing with the DMV. I have been offered a job that will require a driver record check. I have a valid drivers license now but I am wondering if my driving record was reviewed would they see I am being prosecuted for a DUI?
In situations like yours, DMV records normally show a suspension for DUI, with the suspension stayed pending the outcome of the hearing.
If you have not hired a lawyer, you probably should. An attorney may be able to help you with both the DMV hearing and the underlying DUI charge. Winning at both is the only way to avoid a DUI being on your driving record.
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If they perform a driver record check, then they would see that a license suspension was "stayed" pending hearing results. Was your Blood Alcohol Level at a .08 or higher? Or if you are not sure, do you still have your actual CA license, or did the officer take it and give you a temporary license? I would recommend having a DUI attorney handle the DMV hearing as well as the criminal matter in order to increase the chances of overcoming potential action being taken against your license (as well as mitigating potential consequences overall).
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Your driving record from DMV won't show anything about being prosecuted for a DUI. It will, however, most likely show that there is a suspension against your license that has been "stayed". Depending on the nature of the job, and the qualifications of the person reviewing the driving record, it may not be readily apparent that you are possibly facing an active license suspension. However, some of the language on the driving record will most likely state something to the effect of "APS Arrest Date", which would presumably clue your potential employer in to the fact that you have recently been arrested.
At this point, I think that it would be wise for you to consult with any attorney, and it might also be a good idea to inform the potential employer as to what is going on. Good luck.
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