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How long does it take to get a Department of Licensing (DOL) ruling after Hearing?

Trypically 2-4 weeks. However, this can vary by Hearing Officer. I have had some recently as short as eight (8) days.
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What happens if I do not request a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing fro my DUI arrest?

Your Washington State driver's license or privilege to drive in the State of Washington (if out of State License) will be suspended or revoked 60 days from the date of your arrest for DUI or ...
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How many days do I have to apply for a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing?

You have 20 Calender days to apply for a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing. Remember it is not business or Court days - but actual calender days from the date of your arrest for DUI or Physcial ...
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What is the fee for the Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing?

The fee is $375.00 for the Washington State Department of Licensing Hearing.
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Can I request a DOL Hearing online?

Yes. If you were arrested for DUI in Washington State you can request a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing online. The cost is $375.00 and you will need a credit card. You must do so within 20 days ...
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Can I postpone my Washington Department of Licensing Hearing?

Yes. You can continue or postpone the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) Administrative Hearing one (1) time - no questions asked. (more than once usually requires an emergency situation.) ...
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How many days do I have to subpoena the officer or trooper for the DOL Hearing?

Ten (10) business days (excluding holidays and weekends) is the requirement not including the day of service. The subpoena must be signed by a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing Officer and ...
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Is the DOL Hearing included in the DUI Attorney fee?

Yes. Usually it is the standard practice. Most DUI attorneys will include the Department of Licensing (DOL) Administrative Hearing in the DUI fee. That said, you should always ask your DUI attorney to ...
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How many days notice do I receive of the DOL Hearing decision?

Typically, the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing Officers will give you 7-10 calender days notice of your pending suspension or revocation. This timeline applies - if your not ...
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How many days in advance do I have to subpoena officer for the DOL Hearing?

Ten (10) business days is the requirement not including the day of service. The subpoena must be signed by a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing Officer and accompanied by the witness fee check. See ...
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Should I request a DOL Hearing?

Yes, in my opinion you always request a Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing - even if it looks like the hearing will be unsuccessful. It is worth the $375.00. It is important to ...
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What happens if I do not request a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing within 20 days?

Your Washington State driver's license will be suspended or revoked (revoked if 1 year or more) 60 calender days from the date of your arrest. If you miss the 20-day deadline you are out of luck. ...
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Just arrested for DUI - will my license be suspended immediately?

No. It will be suspended automatically in 60 days u nless you request a Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) within 20 calender days of your DUI arrest. You should (or will) have received a ...
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Do I testify at the DOL Hearing?

Probably not. Unless it is a refusal case I do not normally have my client testify at the Department of Licensing (DOL) administrative hearing. Usually, the client's testimony will not make any ...
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