HIRE A LAWYER TO FIGHT YOUR MASSACHUSETTS LICENSE SUSPENSION
According to Massachusetts Registrar Rachel Kaprielian, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles sends out 1,500 suspension letters on a daily basis. These license suspensions can be for anything from 7 surchargeable events, drug convictions, being a habitual traffic offender, drunk driving, breathalyzer refusals, operating under the influence (OUI), reckless driving, road rage, accidents, leaving the scene of an accident, National Driver Register (NDR) blocks, out of state issues, license fraud, identity theft, ignition interlock violations, being declared an immediate threat to public safety, or any of the other approximately 65 reasons to lose your driver's license or right to operate in Massachusetts.
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The Driver Control Unit of the Mass. RMV generally does a good job when it comes to applying the law and imposing license suspensions. However, not all of the hundreds of thousands of license suspensions which the Mass. RMV imposes are valid. Some licenses are suspended based on a legal error, factual mistake, or an improper procedure. For the past several years, Attorney Brian E. Simoneau has successfully appealed a large number of Massachusetts license suspensions and revocations. He has routinely obtained full license reinstatements, suspension reductions, and hardship licenses for his deserving clients. He has successfully challenged and appealed license suspensions at all levels of the Massachusetts legal system including the Registry of Motor Vehicles, District Court, Board of Appeal, Superior Court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court, which is the state's highest court.
In today's society, the loss of a license can be devastating. Our busy lifestyles and the general lack of public transpiration in many areas of Massachusetts makes having a valid driver's license a necessity. Fortunately, there are lawyers who specialize in license suspensions and revocations. Attorney Simoneau has reversed Massachusetts license suspensions ranging from 60 days up to lifetime.
If the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Division of MassDOT has suspended or revoked your license or right to drive in Massachusetts, contact Attorney Simoneau for a consultation and review of your case. The initial consultation is free and Attorney Simoneau or one of his colleagues will review your case and tell you exactly where you stand. You may be needlessly suffering through an illegal license suspension and a lawyer may be able to get you back on the road.
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LEGAL SERVICES WHICH ATTORNEY SIMONEAU PROVIDES FOR HIS LICENSE SUSPENSION CLIENTS
Attorney Simoneau represents clients who are challenging Massachusetts license suspensions or seeking hardship licenses. He regularly appears before the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston, the RMV Special Investigations Unit, and the Division of Insurance Board of Appeal as well as in District and Superior Courts throughout Massachusetts. He has overturned breathalyzer refusal suspensions, DUI revocations, 7 surchargeable events suspensions, drug suspensions, habitual traffic offender revocations, immediate threat indefinite suspensions, reckless driving suspensions, out of state issues, and various other license losses.
Attorney Simoneau also consults with Massachusetts DUI lawyers and other attorneys who seek his advice regarding driver’s license suspensions and the collateral consequences of certain plea agreements. He has established himself as an authority on Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Law and Mass. RMV procedures.
MASSACHUSETTS REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLES CONTACT INFORMATION
- Registry's Court Records Department 857-368-8195
- Mass. RMV Ignition Interlock Department 857-368-7180
- Medical Affairs Branch 857-368-8020
- Massachusetts Merit Rating Board Main Number 857-368-8100
- Registry Main Customer Service Number 857-368-8000
- Department of Transportation, RMV Division, Suspension Unit 857-368-8200 (previously 617-351-7200)
The mailing address for the Mass. Department of Transportation Registry Division is PO Box 55889, Boston, MA 02205. However, in license suspension matters, the Registry requires that customers attend a hearing and submit any required documents to a hearings officer. In some cases, a lawyer may be able to do this for you. However, the RMV requires that clients personally attend hardship license hearings, where you have a legal right to be represented by an attorney.
The Registry's Ignition Interlock Department, Medical Affairs Branch, Merit Rating Board, and Court Records Department are all located at 25 Newport Avenue Extension, Quincy, MA 02171.
The Registry's Special Investigation Unit (SIU), which handles license fraud (Comp. Fraud Lic./ID) cases is located at on the 2nd floor at 10 Park Plaza, which is the Massachusetts Transportation Building. The building is located at the corner of Park Plaza and Stuart Street.
Chemical Test Refusal Hearings are only conducted at the Registry's Branch at 630 Washington Street in Boston, on the 4th floor, during normal business hours. You must appeal certain aspects of your breathalyzer or chemical test refusal suspension within fifteen (15) days of the suspension.
The Massachusetts Division of Insurance Board of Appeal, which has the authority to overrule Registry decisions regarding suspensions, revocations, hardship licensing, ignition interlock violations, or any other matter, is located at 1000 Washington Street, 8th floor, Suite 810 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Board of Appeal does not conduct walk-in hearings. All Board of Appeal hearing must be scheduled in advance and you have the right to be represented by a lawyer at these formal legal proceedings.
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