When your driver's license has been suspended, revoked or put on hold, you probably have a lot of questions about the process to regain your driving privileges. While there are many misconceptions about the Secretary of State hearings and getting your license back, a qualified attorney can give you the correct information and provide practical legal advice. Here are the answers to some of my clients' frequently asked questions about their loss of driving privileges. This information is provided for general informational purposes only. To discuss your specific case, contact my law office for a free consultation with a knowledgeable Illinois driver's license hearing lawyer.
Frequently Asked Questions When Your Driving Privilege Has Been Suspended or Revoked
- What is the difference between a suspended license and a revoked license?
- For what reasons does the Secretary of State revoke a driver's license?
- I have heard about formal and informal hearings – What is the difference?
- What do I need to do before my hearing?
- What can kind of questions are asked during the hearing?
- Who asks the questions?
- What do I have to prove during my hearing?
- What kind of driving relief can I get at my hearing?
- Do I have to get a Restricted Driver's Permit, or can I just go back to getting my full license?
- Do I have to have a breath alcohol ignition interlock device (BAIID) in my car?
- Who makes the decision about whether I lose, or whether I get my license or a permit?
- Where are hearings held?
- Which locations have you represented people at?
- If I live outside of Illinois, do I have to go there to get "clearance" to get a driver's license back in my state?
- How long is this going to take?
- What happens if I lose my hearing?
- I have heard that everybody loses their first hearing - Is that true?
- Can you help me if my license is suspended?
Mt. Vernon License Revocation Hearing Lawyer
I represent clients who need to get their Illinois driver's license back, a restricted driving permit or clearance from Illinois to get their driver's license in another state. I represent clients at formal and informal hearings in southern Illinois, where I was a Secretary of State Hearing Officer. Contact me at 800-584-0812 for a free consultation. If meeting me at my office is inconvenient, I will meet you at a location that is easier for you to get to. I quote you a flat fee up front, and you will not incur any additional costs as long you have fully disclosed the details of your current situation, and do not acquire any further criminal charges. I offer flexible payment plans, and accept all major credit cards.
I help clients "get back on the road!"