Resolving Legal Issues With The DMV

Most traffic-related incidents have two components; the legal process (such as arrest or citation) and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) procedure (such as license suspension). Navigating these dual systems can be complicated and frustrating. Some requirements are time-sensitive and if you wait, you may jeopardize your rights or put yourself at increased legal risk.

From DUI to reckless driving to driving without insurance, California law defines a wide range of circumstances under which your vehicle can be impounded or your license suspended — or both. After a DUI arrest, the DMV will automatically suspend your license after just 10 days. Impounded cars are usually charged by the day, sometimes hundreds of dollars a day. Working quickly to remedy these types of situations is your best option.

Acting As Your Advocate With The DMV

I am attorney Chris W. Blaylock. As your traffic lawyer, I will communicate directly with the DMV, discovering the reasons for the suspension. This can include reckless driving, DUI, speeding or an accumulation of points on your traffic record. I will thoroughly investigate the charges and fight to have your license reinstated.

Often, the DMV will issue certain vague deadlines without explanation of what they mean or how to meet them. I thoroughly understand DMV practices, and I will not only explain these details to you, but will also navigate the process for you, helping you avoid common pitfalls and mistakes. I will be present at every DMV hearing and office date, aggressively pursuing your situation, backed by thorough research and investigation.

Often, DMV matters are closely intertwined with other legal concerns, including traffic violations or car accidents. My Santa Monica firm handles a wide range of legal areas, including traffic defense and personal injury. We will provide the answers you need to address these additional concerns, comprehensively covering your legal needs.

If you have been charged with DUI or another traffic offense, please do not hesitate to get help. For most people, losing the privilege of driving poses serious difficulties. Contact my firm today for a free consultation.