DMV Hearing Lawyer in Orange County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has the responsibility
of ensuring that licensed motorists are capable of driving safely. This
means that in addition to testing drivers who wish to obtain a license,
the DMV may also choose to re-evaluate individuals who already have a
valid driver's license. This process is known as re-examination and
is typically conducted when the DMV has concerns about a driver's
physical or mental condition, or their poor driving record.
Have you received a notice of re-examination?
Contact us to learn how we can help.
Drivers may be re-examined for a number of reasons. Some of these reasons
- You are stopped by a law enforcement officer who observes certain driving
behaviors or conditions and believes you may be an unsafe driver.
- Your physician or surgeon – who is required by law – reports
certain medical conditions or disorders to the DMV. These conditions may
include Alzheimer's, losing consciousness, and seizure disorders,
- People who are familiar with you and your driving abilities may report
their concerns to the DMV.
- Your license application or renewal indicates you have a condition that
may affect your ability to safely drive a vehicle.
- Your driving record may have too many accidents, traffic violations, negligent
driving actions, or other issues that could prompt the DMV to re-evaluate
your ability to drive safely.
If the DMV decides that you should be re-examined, you will receive a Notice
of Re-Examination of Driver. You may be required to provide the DMV with
your medical information and other paperwork about your physical and mental
health. You may also be required to attend a hearing and submit to vision
or driving tests. Depending on the unique facts of your case, DMV Hearing
Officers may allow you to continue driving or take administrative actions
to suspend, restrict, or revoke your license.
Assistance with Re-Examination Hearings
At the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, our DMV hearing attorneys have
extensive experience helping clients navigate proceedings with the Department
of Motor Vehicles. Our legal team is available to help you learn more
about your rights, re-examinations before a DMV Hearing Officer, and how
we can be of assistance with this type of hearing.
To discuss your case with an experienced attorney from our firm, contact us today.