License Suspension Hearings—Peoria, Arizona

If your license is suspended, you will likely have a hearing in Peoria Municipal Court. When you apply for and receive an Arizona license, you give implied consent to any breath or blood test if you are suspected of drunk driving. If you refuse to take a test, it is grounds for an arrest.


It is important you call a DUI defense attorney as soon as possible after your DUI arrest in Peoria. Get Rosenstein Law Group’s skilled DUI lawyers started on protecting your driving privileges immediately. Call us today at 480-248-7666. Or make a request online here for a consultation. Speak with an experienced Peoria DUI defense attorney today to evaluate your case and answer your questions.


Reasons That Cause a License Suspension in Peoria, Arizona

Some of the conditions that will cause a license suspension are:

  • Alcohol-related offenses
  • Failing to appear in a court for a speeding ticket or other traffic violation,
  • Causing a serious injury or accident with a motor vehicle,
  • Driving recklessly,
  • Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol,
  • Leaving the scene of an accident involving injury or death, or
  • Having two or more convictions for reckless driving or DUI.

Penalties for Driving on a Suspended License

Under ARS §28-3473, “a person may not operate a motor vehicle on a public highway if the person’s privilege to drive a motor vehicle is suspended, revoked, canceled, or refused or if the person is disqualified from driving.” Driving with a suspended license is a class 1 misdemeanor. The penalties include a potential jail sentence for up to six months, probation, and fines up to $2,500. Arizona has a 15-day rule for license suspension charges; you have fifteen days from the arrest time to request an MVD hearing to challenge the suspension. If you do not request a hearing in that time frame, your license suspension will automatically go into effect.

Having your license suspended will mean you cannot commute to work, travel, attend appointments, and visit people the way you used to. You will have to depend on others or public transportation to take you places, which is burdensome and inconvenient.

Protect Your Driving Privileges – Contact Rosenstein Law Group Today

If you face license suspension, you do not have to feel like punishment is inevitable. The right representation can help you reduce or drop the charges and retain your driving privileges. If you are a Peoria resident and want a license suspension hearing, connect with our legal team at the Rosenstein Law Group. We will work quickly within the court deadlines to prepare a strong and strategic defense so that your freedom to drive remains intact. Contact us today at 480-248-7666 or fill out a form here for a free consultation.


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