DMV Win at a Mental Health Hearing at the San Francisco DSO

Case History: California Drivers Advocates was retained to represent a client whose driver license had been suspended by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) after the department conducted a Re-Examination based upon a referral received from a Law Enforcement Officer. Our 59 year old Client lives alone in Marin [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:43+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Mental Re-Examination, Recent Victories|Comments Off on DMV Win at a Mental Health Hearing at the San Francisco DSO

California DMV License Suspension for Anxiety

Why Does the California DMV Suspend a Driver License for Anxiety?  The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is the government agency empowered by the California State Legislature to oversee the issuance of driver licenses in the State of California.  The DMV is tasked with testing and vetting all people [...]

California DMV Suspension for Medical Conditions

Why does the DMV suspend a driver license for medical conditions?   The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is the government agency tasked with ensuring that all licensed drivers possess the skill and knowledge to drive.  Once the DMV grants a person the privilege to drive, however, the department then [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:43+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Mental Re-Examination, Re-Examiniation Hearings|0 Comments

California Driver License Suspension for Parkinson’s Disease

Why does the California DMV suspend a driver license for Parkinson’s disease?  Once a person is licensed to drive motor vehicles in the State of California, they forever remain under the watchful eye of the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  One of the DMV’s primary functions is to ensure [...]

Driver License Suspension for Alzheimer’s Disease

Why does the California DMV suspend a driver license for Alzheimer’ disease?We all recognize the California Department of Motor Vehicles as the government agency empowered to issue the California Driver License to qualified drivers.  What few people realize, however, is just how much power the DMV has to suspend or [...]

California DMV License Suspension for Mental Health Disorder

What does the California DMV identify as a Mental Health Disorder? The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that all drivers in the state maintain an adequate level of skill and knowledge in order to safely operate a motor vehicle.  Additionally, the DMV [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:44+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Driver Medical Evaluation, Mental Re-Examination, Re-Examiniation Hearings|Comments Off on California DMV License Suspension for Mental Health Disorder

DMV Win at a Dementia Hearing at the Poway DSO

Case History: California Drivers Advocates was retained to represent a client whose driver license had been  suspended by the California Department of Motor Vehicles after the department received a Confidential Morbidity Report from a rehabilitation center suggesting she may suffer with dementia.  Our 79 year old Client lives alone in [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:49+00:00 May 28th, 2016|License Suspension & Revocation, Mental Re-Examination, Recent Victories|Comments Off on DMV Win at a Dementia Hearing at the Poway DSO

Physical or Mental Re-examinations – Full Details Part 2

The goal of the physical or mental re-examination is for the DMV hearing officer to review all of the available evidence, hear from the individual driver and to accept testimony from expert witnesses and others who may have valuable information. Although the physical or mental re-examination hearing is much more relaxed than [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:56+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Mental Re-Examination, Re-Examiniation Hearings|0 Comments

Physical or Mental Re-examinations – The Full Details Part 1

As stated in other chapters of this website, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), enjoys broad power to control the license status of drivers within the State of California. Whether the individual driver holds a California Drivers License or a license from another state, California’s DMV has the power [...]