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    West Virginia DMV Hearings Lawyer

    Serving All of West Virginia, Berkeley County, Jefferson County, Morgan County and Throughout the Mountain State

    Do You Need Legal Help?

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      Harley Wagner


      Harley Wagner

      Heather McCoy


      Heather McCoy

      Client Testimonials

      Harley and his assistant Heather were truly amazing to work with! They were attentive to any questions I had and helped me get to the best possible outcome. I’m so grateful I chose him to represent me through some of the most uncertain moments of my life. Thank you again to both of you for everything you’ve done for me.
      K. Ware

      I highly recommend the Wagner Law Firm. From the start Harley and Heather did their due diligence regarding my case and were excellent with correspondence. It was a weight off my shoulders dealing with them and in the end my case was dismissed without prejudice. Wagner Law Firm is high quality and highly recommended!
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      Comprehensive Representation during Your DMV DUI Hearing

      Before, West Virginia’s Senate Bill 130 went into effect on July 1, 2020, getting arrested by a police officer for DUI triggered two different court proceedings: the administrative license revocation court and the criminal court for the crime of driving under the influence. These hearings had separate dates for your first appearance.

      These legal matters were conducted in different buildings (and often in different counties) and involved different burdens of proof before different judges. Thankfully, the West Virginia 2020 legislative session abolished this tax payer funded, secondary driver’s license court system. Now, all West Virginia DUI cases are handled in one efficient court system, which decide both the driver’s criminal consequences and, depending on the criminal charges, the subsequent driver’s license penalties.

      Harley Wagner worked with the legislature to help create this more efficient, fair, fiscally responsible legal system on a West Virginia DUI charge and has the knowledge and experience to guide you through all aspects of your West Virginia DUI charge, including all matters related to you retaining your driving privileges.

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      Refusal Request Hearings

      Part of the sweeping 2020 changes to how a DUI goes through the West Virginia court system also deals with when a citizen is alleged to have “refused” the breath machine post a lawful arrest. This triggers a Refusal Request Hearing, which deals strictly with the potential of a greater consequence to the citizen’s driving privileges. This request must be made to the court within thirty days of the arrest in order to preserve the citizen’s right to challenge this refusal allegation. Harley Wagner has vast experience in handling hundreds of refusal case allegations throughout West Virginia courts.   

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      Client Reviews

      The Wagner Law Firm was amazing from beginning to end dealing with my case. This was my first time ever dealing with anything like this and they helped me tremendously and answered all my questions super fast. We got the best outcome possible for my case and I will be recommending Harley and Heather to anyone that’s ever in my situation.

      Savanna Cummings

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