Driver’s License Hearings in Kansas
Need an attorney for a driver’s license hearing in Kansas?
When you are stopped by law enforcement in Kansas on a suspicion of driving
under the influence, you will be asked to submit to a breath test to determine your
blood alcohol concentration (BAC). If your BAC is at or above the legal limit of 0.08% or if you refuse
to take a breath or blood test, your license will be confiscated by the
attending police officer.
You will be issued a fourteen day driving permit along with instructions
on how to apply for a driver's license hearing. You will have fourteen
days to request a hearing or your license will automatically be suspended.
If you request a hearing within the time frame, your permit will be extended
DUI case has been resolved.
Work with a Caring & Experienced Attorney in Kansas State
If you are facing this situation, it is vital that you contact Kansas DUI
Lawyer Steve Schanker. Attorney Schanker has more than nineteen years
of experience in handling DUI cases of all kinds. He has proven court
results and is exceptionally knowledgeable in all aspects of DUI law,
procedure, and legal strategy.
What happens at the hearing?
At the hearing, the issues that will be taken up include whether there
was reasonable cause for the police officer to arrest you for a DUI and what the
breath tests results were or whether you refused to submit to a test. If the hearing
officer rules against you, you will lose your license, followed by a period
in which you will be required to install and use an
ignition interlock device in your vehicle. As of July 1, 2011, license suspensions range
from thirty days to one year with six months to several years of being
required to drive only with an ignition interlock device. If you refused
to take a breath test, your license suspension will extend for one year,
followed by a year to several years of the ignition interlock device.
As of July 1, 2011 if your license has been suspended, you may be able
to obtain a hardship license using an ignition interlock device within
forty-five days in order to drive to work, school, and alcohol classes. In any
Kansas DUI case, you should have the benefit and advantage of a competent Kansas
DUI attorney, such as Mr. Schanker. His firm offers a free consultation
to help you get started.
Contact the Kansas City DUI lawyer from the firm for skilled legal assistance with any type of DUI case today.