As with most things, keeping proper records and making copies is vital. It is a easy way to both be prepared and to avoid mistakes or omissions.
Apply for a Hearing
At the bottom of your DUI citation you should find the address and location of the DHSMV office. Each County has a single office where hearings are requested. Within 10 days from the date of arrest, you must appear at the listed location and fill out the application for hearing and provide your DUI ticket.
Assuming you had a valid driver license at the time of your arrest for DUI, you should qualify for a temporary driver license or BPO license. This license will allow you to drive for work and business purposes, Education courses, Medical appointments and religious activities.
Get Copies of all DHSMV Paperwork
The arresting officer must provide all relevant information to the DHSMV prior to the hearing. These documents include the arrest report, witness statements, breath test or refusal documents, etc. If not supplied by the officer and the hearing is conducted, your case may be won by their lack of information
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