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What happens if I get a DUI in Utah, but my license is from out of State?

If you get a DUI from another state, and have a Utah Drivers License, Utah will suspend your license as if the DUI conviction occurred in Utah.  Many states have similar laws.  My friend, Evan Levow, from New Jersery, compiled

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Court Ordered Ignition Interlock Device

 A man’s DUI charge was reduced to Impaired Driving.  Impaired driving will prevent loss of license or reduce a license suspension on a first offense (if the person did not refuse a chemical test).  An ignition interlock device is not

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Step 1: Request a Driver’s License Hearing after arrested for DUI In Utah

The first step in any arrest for DUI is requesting a Driver License Hearing.  Many people want to bury their head in the sand after an arrest occurs.  They don’t want to think about, take some time to process what

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Utah DUI Driver License Suspensions and Ignition Interlock

  A lawyer called me the other day about an ignition interlock law that came into effect July 2012. The essential facts concerning the case is that the citizen was arrested for DUI and plead to a reduced charge of

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Requesting a Drivers License Hearing when arrested for a Utah DUI

  You have 10 days to Request a Driver’s License Hearing from the date of arrest!!!  This form must be sent to the Drivers License Division with 10 days.

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Driving Permits after cited for DUI

Most, if not all, of my clients ask me when they come in for a consultation, "if my driver’s license gets suspended, can I get a work permit?"  Answer:  No, not in Utah. The Department of Motor Vehicles will not

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DUI Utah–Pleading to an Alcohol Related Reckless Driving

I was stopped by an attorney the other day that told me the Department of Public Safety (DMV) took action on his client’s driver’s license when he plead guilty to an Alcohol Related Reckless (ARR) Driving charge. This perplexed me because

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Utah DUI–Appealing the Driver’s License Suspension

After the informal administrative driver’s license hearing is held and the DMV mails out notice that the citizen’s driver’s license will be suspended, there are a couple of procedures that need to be followed in appealing the DMV’s decision. The following

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Utah DUI Driver’s License Hearings by Telephone

Jamie Spencer from Austin Texas wrote about ALR hearings and discussed the issue of whether your attorney should do the hearing live in person or by telephone. For a Utah DUI driver’s license suspension hearing, we have the option of showing

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Utah DUI–Saving Your Driver’s License

If you are arrested for DUI, one of the first things you have to deal with is your license. Normally, an officer will take your Utah driver’s license and issue you a citation. That citation will tell most people that the citation

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