Questions asked by anonymous people with questions about DUI’s and other criminal charges

Not arrested for DUI but they are saying I was

Question: I was stopped for DUI in Reseda, CA but I was not taken to jail. I got a letter in the mail from the DMV saying I was arrested for a DUI and my licenses was being suspended. I was never arrested, or was I?

Answer: It is possible that you were cited and released (which would equal being arrested), even though you were never actually booked into jail. You generally have 10 days from the arrest date to request a DMV hearing. If you were never given proper notice of your right to do so (ie. via a 30 day temporary license) than you may have good cause for a late DMV hearing request. You should consult with a DUI attorney in your area to discuss your criminal and DMV hearing options in more detail.

Sincerely,

Phil Hache
DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer

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