Client was stopped by the CHP for “weaving.” At the Client’s DMV hearing, the DMV refused to view the video or admit it into evidence. The DMV then suspended his license for four-months, and his commercial license for one-year.
We filed a Write challenging the DMV's violation of the Client's Due Process right and was granted a new hearing. We were able to demonstrate that it was likely the DMV had abused its discretion because the video demonstrated the traffic stop of the Client was unlawful. The Court put the suspension on hold while the case is pending.
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Ex Parte Application for Stay of Suspension of License

Marvin B. v. DMV (04-06-15) (Riverside County)

The Client was stopped and arrested for DUI. While still at the scene of the arrest, but after she was arrested, the officer administered two breath tests. When the Client asked the officer what happened to her blood after it was tested, the officer declared her a refusal.
Case settled out of court. The DMV agreed to grant Client a new DMV hearing and stay the suspensions of her license pending the outcome of the new hearing.
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Writ of Mandate - License Suspension REVERSED

Romney M. v. DMV (02-26-15) (Los Angeles County)

The Client is a truck driver dependent on his Class A commercial license in order to earn a living. While driving his car, he was stopped by the CHP for “weaving.” His attorney obtained a copy of a video of the stop, which showed that the Client was not committing any violation of the rules of the road
The DMV agreed to grant Client a new DMV hearing and stay the suspensions of his licenses pending the outcome of the new hearing.
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Writ of Mandate - New DMV Hearing GRANTED

Marvin B. v. DMV (02-09-15) (Riverside County)

The Client was stopped for DUI. He did a Preliminary Alcohol Screening (PAS) test 22 minutes after being stopped with a result of 0.086%, and two minutes later a PAS of 0.088%. Twenty-six minutes later he did a blood test with a 0.08% result. At the DMV hearing the Client’s expert testified his BAC was rising and 0.07% or less at the time of driving. The DMV suspended the Client’s license anyway.
We were able to demonstrate that it was likely the DMV had abused its discretion by completely disregarding the Client's expert’s testimony. The Court put the suspension on hold while the case is pending.
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DMV License Suspension - License RETURNED while case pending

William H. v. DMV (04-24-15) (Riverside County - Palm Springs)

Our Client made a left turn in front of a speeding motorcycle. The motorcyclist was killed when he collided with the our Client’s SUV. The DMV sought to revoke the Client’s license for negligently causing the death of another motorist.
We were able to demonstrate, through accident recreation and investigation, that the Client was not responsible for causing the fatal accident; and, that she could not have reasonably avoided the accident. The DMV agreed to our arguments and set aside the proposed Los Angeles license revocation.
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Vehicle Fatality License Revocation - SET ASIDE

P.S. v. DMV (11-12-14) (Los Angeles County)

The DMV refused to give our Client a driving test and summarily concluded she was not physically able to operate a car and revoked her license. Our Client hired another law firm to help her with no success. Then she came to us for assistance.
After the local DMV driver safety office refused our request to grant her a reexamination we sent a letter to DMV Headquarters asserting the Client’s legal right to a reexamination and threatening court action. Within one week the DMV contacted us to schedule the reexamination.
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DMV Driver’s License Reexamination - GRANTED

Trudy A. (10-16-14) (Los Angeles County)

The officer declared the Client's case as "a refusal", even though she gave 2 sets of breath records. The DMV refused to hear her testimony and suspended her license for one-year!
We got the judge to order the DMV to reinstate the Client's license while the case was pending, by arguing that she had completed a chemical test after being arrested, and that the DMV violated her Due Process Rights.
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Ex Parte Stay of Suspension - GRANTED

Romney M. v. DMV (09-02-14) (Los Angeles County)

A truck driver who is dependent on his license to make a living, was stopped by the CHP for “weaving”, and arrested for DUI. At his DMV hearing, the DMV refused to admit the CHP video (which showed no driving violation) into evidence. His license was suspended for one year!
We were able to demonstrate that it was likely the DMV had violated the Client’s Due Process Right to a fair and meaningful hearing before it suspended his licenses. The Court put the suspension on hold while the case is pending.
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Ex Parte Stay of Suspension - GRANTED

Marvin B. v. DMV (08-21-14) (Riverside County)