Category Archives: Formal Review Hearing

Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015

Recent statistics from the Bureau of Administrative Review Office shows that for all of the administrative suspensions invalidated in 2015, the hearing officers gave the following reasons listed in order by percentage: No .02 Agreement on the Intoxilyzer Breathalyzer Test -.05% No Probable Cause Under 21 – .17% Refusal Affidavit Not Attested To -.98% No […]

To Waive or Not to Waive – Request for Eligibility Review after a DUI Arrest in Florida

Florida law recently changed the rules on formal review hearings after a DUI arrest. Just because you CAN waive your right to a formal review hearing does not mean you SHOULD waive your rights. I’m still telling my clients to let me file the demand for a formal review hearing instead of forever waiving those […]

The DMV’s Policy at DUI Formal Review Hearings – No Call, No Show, No Problem

This article discusses the absurd position taken by the DHSMV that requires the petitioner to file a “Motion to Enforce a Subpoena” under Florida StatuteĀ Ā§ 322.2615(6)(c) after a witness fails to appear for a formal review hearing to contest the administrative suspension. Read more about how Florida DUI attorneys can deal with the DHSMV’s “No […]

It’s Back – “Lawfulness of the DUI Arrest” Again an Issue at the DHSMV Administrative Review Hearing

After a DUI arrest in Florida the driver can request a formal or informal review hearing to contest the administrative suspension of the driver’s license. That administrative suspension can range from 6 months to 18 months. The hard suspension (no driving for any reason) that can range from 30 days to 18 months. The administrative […]

Florida Administrative Driver License Suspension After a DUI Arrest

Arrested for DUI in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL? You only have ten (10) days to request a formal review hearing to contest the administrative suspension of your driver license.