Dealing with the Registry of Motor Vehicles can be challenging on a good day. If you have been notified that the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles has, or is planning to, suspend your right to drive you may appeal that decision. Attorney Patrick Donovan has the experience you need to help you get your license back. Attorney Patrick Donovan, a criminal defense attorney, and an experienced former prosecutor, has fought successfully for his clients at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles.
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles has the power to suspend your license for a variety of reasons. Some suspensions are mandatory and others are discretionary. Three, five, or seven surchargeable offenses within certain times the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, will lead to a mandatory suspension.
Three Speeding Tickets within one year the RMV must suspend your license for 30 Days. Five Surchargeables, any combination of five surchargeable offenses (tickets or accidents) within three years, the RMV requires you to complete a remedial driver course. Seven Surchargeables, any combination of seven surchargeable events, (tickets and accidents) the RMV must suspend your license for 60 DAYS and requires completion of a remedial driver course.
Discretionary Suspensions, allow the registry to suspend your license because of something that they believe. Discretionary suspensions are Immediate threat. Here, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles may suspend a person’s right to drive indefinitely if the DMV believes that the person’s continuous operation may endanger the safety of the public.
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles may also suspend someone’s right to drive because of Improper Operation. Here, the registry may suspend the person’s right to drive for 30 DAYS because of improper operation of a motor vehicle, or indefinitely where a medical or mental condition exists.
Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Appeals Attorney
If the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles has, or is planning to suspend your license Attorney Patrick Donovan may be able to help. The RMV employs hearings officers to review your case. It is the job of the hearings officer to decide whether or not the DMV has the right to suspend your license. If there is a discretionary suspension you have the right to appeal to a hearings officer. Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles hearings officers are located in Boston, Brockton, Beverly, Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, North Attleboro, Yarmouth, Springfield, and Worcester.
After a hearing with a RMV hearing officer if the driver is not satisfied with the decision, the driver can appeal to the Board of Appeals. The Board of Appeals is a three-person board, independent of the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. This appeal requires a non-refundable filing fee. You have a right to have an attorney represent you with both the RMV hearings officer or before the Board of Appeals.
Massachusetts DMV Lawyer
Attorney Patrick Donovan is an experienced former prosecutor who will fight to get you your license back.
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The Law Office of Patrick T. Donovan handles cases for clients located in: Boston Dorchester, West Roxbury, South Boston, Quincy, Milton, Weymouth, Randolph, Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Rockland, Amherst, Dedham, Norwood, Cambridge, Somerville, Westwood, Needham, Wellesley, Stoughton, Brockton, Canton, Sharon, Avon, Revere, All of Cape Cod. Plymouth, Duxbury, Hanover.