Category Archives: MVA Hearing

What is a Maryland MVA Hearing?

What is an MVA Hearing? An MVA hearing takes place when the MVA is seeking some type of punitive action against a licensee and the licensee wishes to have the opportunity to contest the MVA’s evidence, contest the action, and/or present a defense against the action. For example, if a Maryland licensee was stopped for […]

Can a Person Who is Asleep in a Car in Maryland be Charged with DUI or DWI?

Help! I was just asleep in my car after a night of drinking and am now facing DUI/DWI charges! Just because someone is asleep in a parked car does not mean they cannot be arrested for a DUI/DWI. In Maryland this happens more often than you might think. For instance, an officer comes across a […]