Automatic License Revocation (ALR) Hearing

by Richard Jones  - May 23, 2023

Should I Attend My Automatic License Revocation (ALR) Hearing?

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Generally, the answer is no. You do not want to be called as a witness. If your attorney gets testimony from the officer that can help, they’ll likely want to use the testimony at your trial on the DWI.

If you testify at your ALR hearing, then your testimony will be available to the prosecutor at your trial.

You never want to give the prosecutor any more of a chance to prepare for your trial.

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