Registrants seeking to appeal the DEA’s final order or decision must appeal to the Court of Appeals within thirty (30) days of the notice of the decision by the DEA. 21 U.S.C.S. § 877. R
eview of agency decisions, such as DEA revocations and suspensions, must conform to the requirements outlined in the Administrative Procedures Act, 5 U.S.C. §701.
Specifically, to appeal a DEA revocation or suspension, a registrant must show the following:
The Administrative Procedures Act (5 U.S.C. § 706) provides the grounds for the review and reversal of a DEA registration revocation:
Your appeal will be filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia or in the federal circuit court of appeals where your principal place of business is located:
Receiving a final order confirming the revocation and/or suspension of your DEA registration can be a troubling and terrifying experience. Often, without a valid DEA registration, practitioners, health care professionals, and distributors find themselves out of work, unable to pay bills, and unable to maintain their livelihoods.
While it may seem as though hope is lost, there are still legal remedies available to challenge the final order.
The appellate health care attorneys at Chapman Law Group have extensive experience in appealing registration revocations and we will work hard to help you maintain your professional career and lifestyle.
Among the DEA actions we handle:
We are dedicated to helping practitioners, pharmacies, distributors and other registrants protect their DEA registration and defend against DEA enforcement action. Our goal is not only to protect the DEA registration of our clients, but to protect their other professional licenses, their career and their reputation from damage caused by DEA investigations and allegations of noncompliance.
We represent licensed medical professionals, including:
Our offices are in Detroit (where we serve Dearborn, Troy, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, and the rest of Michigan); Miami and Sarasota, Florida (for Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, West Palm Beach, and all of Florida); Los Angeles/Southern California; and Chicago. Contact us today.
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