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If you have been arrested for DUI, schedule a meeting with the Idaho Department of Transportation within 7 days of your arrest!

Our criminal defense lawyers at Boise Advocate can help. Not only can we schedule your Administrative License Suspension (ALS) hearing, we can represent you to help get a positive outcome. Failure to schedule the hearing means you waive your rights to contest DUI license suspension and get your license reinstated--even if you are found not guilty of driving under the influence!

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ADMINISTRATIVE SUSPENSION OF YOUR LICENSE

Following an arrest, you may request either an informal or a formal hearing with the state Department of Transportation or also known as the DMV. An informal hearing is held by one of the officers from the department, who will review all materials presented by the law enforcement and defendant. There is no need to bring witnesses to this hearing and no need for the officer to even show up. The department is required to send their decision regarding the ALS hearing within 21 days of the temporary license being expired.

On the other hand, the formal hearing will be a much more rigorous process. While still held with a department official, it will also include the presentation of witnesses, testimony and any relevant evidence that may aid in the department in coming to a successful conclusion. During a formal ALS DUI hearing, it is required that the defendant who requested the hearing to show up in person, otherwise, their right to a hearing is waved and they will suffered from an automatic suspension regardless.

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MEET OUR DUI

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Attorney

RICK THOMAS

Attorney Rick Thomas is the son of a Gem County Sheriff Deputy and a native to the state of Idaho. Throughout his legal career, he has handled more than 1,500 criminal cases, including more than 250 non-jury trials and 40 jury trials. He also has prior experience as a Felony Prosecutor at the 13th Judicial Circuit in Ada County.

DEFENSE LAWYERS

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JILL SCOTT

Attorney Jill Scott is the daughter of a retired Air Force Major General and former Ada County Commissioner. As a criminal defense lawyer, she has handled more than 1,000 criminal cases, including 100 non-jury trials and 30 jury trials. She previously worked as a Prosecutor at the 3rd Judicial Court in Nampa Idaho.

IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCESS

T he ALS hearing will not discuss the question of your criminal guilt. Instead, it will deal with the arrest process. This will include whether or not the officer had reason to believe you were under the influence of alcohol and therefore probable cause for the traffic stop and DUI testing. They will also ask the following questions:

  • Did the subject operate a motor vehicle with a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher?
  • Did the subject refuse to partake in the blood, breath or urine test after arrest?
  • Was the subject told that if they refuse, they would have their license suspended?

It is important to remember that even if the IDAHO DMV does not decide to suspend your license, you may still losing driving privileges due to criminal penalties. The two are independent ordeals and do not depend on the findings of one another.

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