ALS Upon Arrest
Cleveland Administrative License Suspension Lawyer
Have you refused a Breathalyzer test from a police officer? Or perhaps tested over the legal limit? Either one will result in the arresting officer placing your driver’s license under an immediate Administrative License Suspension (ALS). The length of the suspension will be determined by whether you refused to submit to the requested test or tested over the legal limit — plus your prior history involving drunk driving charges. The more extensive that history, the longer the imposed license suspension.
But there are ways of challenging the ALS. Also, depending on the length of the suspension, limited driving privileges may be available to get you back and forth to work and to address other necessities (after serving the mandatory “hard-time” without driving privileges).
As an AV-rated* attorney under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system, I have the skill required to successfully navigate you through your suspension issues.
I am Cleveland administrative license suspension attorney Mark Gardner. In every case, it is my goal to work to ensure that my clients receive effective, results-driven representation through relentless investigation, meticulous trial preparation and aggressive trial tactics.
Knowledgeable Criminal Representation In Ohio
If you have issues with an administrative license suspension, it is important to involve an experienced ALS lawyer. I have been practicing criminal law for more than 18 years, and I have an extensive understanding of Ohio laws and their penalties. Penalties for ALS can consist of:
- Driving privileges being suspended
- Punitive BMV reinstatement fees
- Alcohol classes
- Interlock ignition system installation
- Special license plates
We can build on many arguments for why you deserve the return of your license. These involve investigating whether you were told of all the consequences of a breath test refusal, whether your arrest could be seen as reasonable or if the test was even requested.
If you wish to appeal your ALS matter, you must hurry. You can lose your right to an appeal if you wait too long. I will fight for your rights and stand up to the Government’s case for you. Together, you and I will work to show that your administrative license suspension was improper.
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For a free consultation with an experienced Cleveland administrative license suspension attorney, please contact me at my Ohio office.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.