DGAA bLAWg

License Reinstatement After Suspension or Revocation

Web Admin - Friday, October 04, 2013

License Reinstatement After Suspension or Revocation

The most common reason for having your driver’s license suspended is driving under the influence of alcohol. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and as reported by the Illinois DUI Factbook 2013, “an average of one alcohol-impaired driving fatality occurs every 53 minutes”

across the country. In recent years, many states have initiated extremely strict penalties for driving under the influence, and Illinois is no exception. If a person is convicted of a DUI, even if it is his first conviction of the sort, his vehicle registration is automatically suspended.

Additionally, according to the Factbook, Illinois is one of 32 states

 that require a “first-time DUI offender to have a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) installed on his/her vehicle.” Only once the BAIID is installed on the offender’s vehicle can the driver then be eligible for relief from licensesuspension. If a person is caught driving with a suspended license after receiving a DUI conviction, he or she is guilty of a Class 4 felony. A Class 4 felony can carry heavy sentences such as a revocation of driving privileges for up to two full years. At a minimum (if the license was suspended for reasons other than DUI), according to the Illinois DMV, driving with a suspended license is “considered a Class A misdemeanor with a possible fine of up to $2,500 and up to 364 days in jail.”

If your license has been suspended or revoked, understanding the reinstatement process is the first step toward recovery. The most important part of the process is to enlist the assistance of a qualified attorney. He will be able to help you determine if you qualify for Driver Relief, or Restricted Driving privileges (RDP). According to the Illinois DMV, “RDP usually only covers driving to work or school; sometimes exceptions are made for driving yourself or relatives to medical appointments.” Other types of restricted driving permits include a Judicial Driving Permit, a Probationary License, or a Family Responsibility Driving Permit. To determine if you qualify for any of these, work with your attorney and your local SOS Office.

After the period of license revocation is over, you’ll need to pay to have it reinstated. Reinstating a license after suspension in Illinois isn’t cheap. “These mandatory fees vary according to the reason your license was suspended or revoked,” according to the DMV. You’ll also have to pay for a new license. Your best bet is to work with a qualified attorney.

If you or someone you know has had her license suspended or revoked, don’t go through it alone. Contact a dedicated Chicago-area attorney today.


Recent Posts


Tags

Crystal Lake law firm employment law, Illinois employment laws LLCs Des Plaines injury law firm underfunded trust Arlington Heights wills and trusts attorneys icy parking lots Arlington Heights car accident lawyer Illinois will lawyer GM ignition switches Attorney Ken Apicella Chicago biking tips medical malpractice compensation Palatine real estate lawyer Buffalo Grove corporate attorney Illinois Human Rights Act Self-Directed IRA Accounts Illinois estate planning head on collisions elder law workers comp Illinois pedestrian accident attorney Illinois job attorney sexual harassment Palatine punch death underinsured motorist wrongful termination attorney fees traumatic brain injuries Illinois medical malpractice claim Arlington Heights car crash attorneys Colin Gilbert wills insurance adjusters Colin H. Gilbert dynasty trusts Palatine workers compensation lawyer Barrington medical malpractice lawyers Exclusions Barrington drug crime attorney Schaumburg civil rights violation Des Plaines drug crimes lawyer Crystal Lake employment lawyer Illinois wills and trusts modern family estate planning insurance claim dispute corporate law civil litigation Home Sale Contingencies insurance denial appeals Crystal lake insurance dispute attorney PTSD medical malpractice Retaliatory Discharge real estate leasing boating under the influence medical malpractice claims construction accidents Arlington Heights TBI attorney traffic crimes Rolling Meadows personal injury lawyers Chicago trucking accident attorney pedestrian accident foreclosure compensatory time Deer Park criminal attorney Barrington employment law attorney workplace sexual harassment Schaumburg probate attorney probate life insurance liability car crash injuries life insurance claims homestead rights Palatine civil litigation lawyer real estate lawyer Illinois insurance claim attorney Forcible Entry Crystal Lake employment law attorney marijuana Chicago employment attorney owner responsibility IRA trust transfer Rolling Meadows real estate attorney Illinois traffic accident lawyer Mount Prospect elder law attorney controlled substance Rolling Meadows business lawyer reckless homicide employee discrimination Buffalo Grove medical malpractice lawyers murder gift taxes Des Plaines DUI attorney paid sick leave Buffalo Grove insurance claim dispute lawyers Des Plaines criminal attorney Barrington workers compensation attorney Barrington estate planning attorney Illinois trucking safety defective products lawyer Schaumburg employment attorney School Visitation Rights Act CAM Illinois home inspection Schaumburg personal injury lawyers Illinois insurance attorney residential real estate Rolling Meadows tax attorney trucking accident lawyers commercial leasing Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Inverness estate planning lawyer Employment Discrimination Law Long Grove real estate lawyer personal injury attorney denied insurance claims real estate contract Whistleblower Claims ObamaCare personal injury accidents estate plan pizza emoji Des Plaines claims law firm Illinois Sales Representative Act Rolling Meadows criminal attorney Illinois insurance dispute lawyers probate lawyer Rolling Meadows marijuana attorney Illinois small business motorcycle accident lawyer Illinois driving without license Barrington employment law firm Schaumburg injury lawyer Illinois wills and trusts attorneys Mt Prospect Attorney Crystal Lake employment attorney Des Plaines real estate lawyer texting while driving Inverness personal injury attorney insurance dispute, insurance dispute lawyers, insurance claim denial, insurance claim delays, Rolling Meadows insurance dispute attorneys employees sole proprietorship capital gains tax Crystal Lake business law attorneys Illinois insurance lawyer Palatine construction attorney Crystal Lake medical malpractice attorneys employee rights car accident lawyer Buffalo Grove traffic lawyers fiduciary rule Chicago insurance law firm Chicago employment lawyer Rolling Meadows accident lawyer new real estate form digital evidence Illinois boating accident lawyer Rolling Meadows insurance dispute lawyers, insurance dispute bicycle accidents Barrington Traffic Lawyer Chicago car accident lawyer BUI Illinois attorney Palatine law firm whistleblower protections investment property Arlington Heights employment law attorneys car accidents hit and run accident Illinois DUI attorney filing a medical malpractice claim Liquor Control Act medical malpractice, missed diagnosis, delayed diagnosis, medical mistake, Deer Creek medical malpractice lawyers Des Plaines civil attorney Illinois insurance disputes Crystal Lake accident attorney Rolling Meadows corporate lawyer commercial leases healthcare trucking accidents traffic laws Des Plaines personal injury lawyers Crystal Lake traffic attorney Schaumburg estate attorney wage theft Rolling Meadows DUI lawyer Deer Park medical malpractice attorney Illinois employment attorneys Long Grove estate planning attorneys in terrorem provision Palatine employment law lawyer Jay Andrew texting and driving employment law caregiver Palatine Attorney Crystal Lake personal injury attorney jet ski accidents Chicago traffic lawyer wrongful death Arlington Heights criminal lawyer power of attorney for healthcare license reinstatement Buffalo Grove personal injury lawyer Barrington business law firm Palatine traffic lawyer living wills Illinois motorcycle accident lawyer Barrington boating accident attorney real estate attorneys home inspection lawyer Rolling Meadows trench injuries revenge porn personal injury claims accidental death benefits Illinois lawyer living trust Long Grove real estate attorney Arlington Heights wills and trusts lawyers child safety Buffalo Grove employment lawyer Des Plaines real estate attorney insurance dispute manufacturing Illinois workplace lawyer Illinois traffic attorneys Illinois Smoke Detector Act Buffalo Grove probate lawyer independent contractor Buffalo Grove personal injury attorney Fourth of July Buffalo Grove real estate attorney rest breaks Arlington Heights personal injury attorney trust payments BAC financial advisors suspended license Crystal Lake car accident lawyer traffic deaths deed transfer Illinois personal injury Home Remodeling Repair Act Arlington Heights tax lawyer no contest clauses estate planning, digital assets, Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Illinois digital assets, Illinois estate planning, digital assets, digital fiduciary, estate planning, digital content, Long Grove estate planning lawyers denied insurance claim driving Barrington Illinois estate planning lawyer South Barrington real estate attorney overtime pay drugs comparative negligence Arlington Heights insurance attorney Illinois workers compensation attorney Class A misdemeanor Des Plaines personal injury attorney TBI employment lawyer insurance agent negligence boating accidents Palatine drug lawyer Schaumburg Attorney Des Plaines drug lawyer Illinois real estate Chicago insurance claim attorneys condo Rolling Meadows Attorney FSLA rumble strips condo association Illinois business law atorneys holiday statistics estate planning insurance agents insurance claim denial Illinois tax attorney Schaumburg drug defense lawyer Arlington Heights real estate lawyer preventable medical errors insurance claim dispute attorney Rolling Meadows estate planning attorney construction accidents, personal injury, wrongful death, Arlington Heights personal injury attorneys, workers' compensation Rolling Meadows insurance lawyer Deer Park traffic lawyer Rolling Meadows traffic law firm slip and fall accidents Barrington personal injury lawyer criminal record Inverness civil lawyer Illinois rollover accident lawyers fatal car accidents Schaumburg corporate attorney breathalyzer test Inverness traffic law firm DNR Illinois insurance claim dispute lawyers jet ski Illinois probate lawyer bad faith insurance claims hands free device foreclosed rental property Illinois medical malpractice case privacy insurance dispute attorney insurance attorney traumatic brain injury Arlington Heights injury attorney work unions Illinois traffic laws DUI attorney Illinois LLC creation Palatine traffic accidents clemency Crystal Lake estate planning lawyer Palatine corporate attorney Arlington Heights lawyer Crystal Lake medical malpractice lawyer employee misclassification personal injury startup company Arlington Heights trucking lawyer field sobriety test preventing accidents license suspension Illinois employment law Illinois insurance claim dispute lawyer Long Grove estate planning attorney Chicago corporate attorney Palatine civil attorney appealing an insurance claim deadly crashes workers compensation benefits dealing with problem employees wills and trusts estate planning attorney probate claims Rolling Meadows insurance attorney employment contract Illinois employment law firm employment law, meal breaks, rest breaks, hotel employees, Des Plaines employment law attorneys involuntary manslaughter insurance claim denials Illinois wrongful termination lawyer cell phone IRS Illinois Transfer on Death Instrument income distribution deducation Crystal Lake pet attorney Des Plaines medical malpractice attorney digital assets Affordable Care Act Illinois personal injury attorney loss of consortium distracted driving accident victims Arlington Heights wills and trusts attorney Barrington injury attorney Palatine trusts lawyer Arlington Heights Attorney rollover accidents probate claims process Illinois workplace discrimination attorney Schaumburg personal injury attorney Buffalo Grove injury lawyer dog bites Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act DMV Rolling Meadows traffic attorney Arlington Heights pedestrian accidents sexual images Illinois employment lawyer drug crimes lawyer estate attorney Arlington Heights traffic attorney Mount Prospect real estate lawyer severance agreements POA Arlington Heights personal injury lawyer IRA benefits Palatine criminal defense lawyer bike accident Kenilworth estate planning attorney Arlington Heights Traffic Lawyer dram shop law criminal defense creditors Rolling Meadows employment law attorneys Illinois law Illinois civil litigation lawyer Illinois red light cameras surgical mistakes Schaumburg estate planning lawyer Barrington real estate lawyer Thanksgiving Do Not Resuscitate insurance disputes, Illinois insurance disputes, Illinois insurance dispute attorneys, denied insurance claims, Arlington Heights insurance dispute attorneys Illinois employment law attorney Illinois registered agent Schaumburg criminal law attorney traffic accidents Rolling Meadows insurance dispute lawyers agent Crystal Lake civil litigation lawyer Chicago attorney Long Grove wills and trusts attorneys Rolling Meadows boating crash lawyer product liability gift tax exemption, estate planning, estate planning strategies, Illinois estate planning, South Barrington estate planning attorneys life insurance lawyer Rolling Meadows drug defense attorney underage DUI Policy Cancellation Illinois medical malpractice attorney healthcare claims back injuries low-ball insurance settlement car crashes murder charges Schaumburg elder law lawyer digital media accounts, estate planning, Arlington Heights estate planning attorney, Illinois personal injury lawyers Des Plaines collections attorney eluding a police officer anesthesia errors Buffalo Grove car accident lawyer Illinois Trust Code Illinois workers compensation lawyer Mount Prospect wills and trusts lawyers premises liability Deer Park real estate law firm Schaumburg civil litigation attorney Arlington Heights wills and trusts lawyer motorcycle accident Deer Park DUI lawyer trusts irrevocable trust Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act Illinois traffic ticket lawyer Chicago estate planning Illinois real estate lawyer Illinois traffic attorney real estate closing elder abuse Illinois employee rights attorney. insurance claim crossover accidents Deer Park traffic accident attorney Chicago lawyer insurance claim delay life insurance policy living trust vs will social media after death estate planning lawyer unpaid overtime drunk driving statistics Barrington personal injury attorney Des Plaines installment contracts small business ACA Crystal Lake insurance lawyer Illinois defective products attorney federal crimes Palatine injury attorney tax attorney internet Chicago will attorney Rolling Meadows car accident lawyers murder defense Inverness real estate attorney Illinois living will car accident personal injury, auto accident injuries, delayed injuries, serious injuries, Des Plaines personal injury attorneys Palatine elder law attorney llinois Real Estate Lawyers Association Palatine insurance lawyer South Barrington real estate lawyer Deer Park accident attorney Deer Park motorcycle accident lawyer Landlord Tenant Ordinance IRELA pedestrian injuries, pedestrian fatality Schaumburg insurance lawyers Barrington criminal lawyer Illinois jet ski accident lawyer nursing home negligence operating agreements disability benefits brain injury Chicago estate planning lawyer Schaumburg medical malpractice lawyer estate planning for college students Des Plaines pet law attorney liens Inverness corporate attorney right to work pedestrian accidents license Palatine estate planning lawyer truck collisions cell phone accidents Rolling Meadows employment law attorney boating DUI speeding Palatine business attorney employment contract, employment law, employment at-will, Deer Park employment law attorneys, contract, comp time probate fees blended families Illinois criminal defense attorney breach of contract drug possession Inverness DUI lawyer caretaker rights overtime violations products liability Riverwoods estate planning lawyer Inverness accident lawyer Illinois car accident attorney BAIID Arlington Heights estate planning attorney uninsured motorist fiduciary rule delay Barrington civil litigation attorney estate planning, death tax, succession plans, business estate plans, Barrington estate planning lawyers Illinois injury lawyer federal regulations for LLCs consent to a search Palatine employment attorney real estate zoning traffic violations defense unpaid assessment Des Plaines insurance attorney Schaumburg criminal attorney drug crime insurance denials Illinois speeding lawyer pain and suffering Schaumburg car accident attorney estate planning trusts Schaumburg personal injury lawyer pet law estate tax Schaumburg traffic lawyer criminal problem employees insurance claims cell phone tower data Illinois personal injury lawyer Illinois corporate lawyer Chicago will attorney, social media platforms, Illinois estate planning lawyer, Crystal Lake tax lawyer traffic tickets Family Medical Leave Act Inverness insurance attorney swimming pools pedestrian-automobile accident Rolling Meadows probate lawyer DUI defense Rolling Meadows personal injury attorney probate process Illinois employment law attorneys medication errors car crash power of attorney DGAA vacation home fines Rolling Meadows litigation lawyer expungement Legal Info college kids bicycle dooring accidents drug crimes Illinois business lawyer taxes Illinois employment laws loopholes institutional trustee ken apicella Palatine personal injury lawyer Des Plaines accident attorney employment attorney Buffalo Grove criminal defense lawyer Crystal Lake pedestrian accident lawyer Illinois collections attorney first degree murder Palatine employment lawyer traffic violations guardianship attorney Transfer on Death Instrument Crystal Lake injury attorney Kenilworth estate planning attorneys landlord tenant law Deer Park personal injury lawyer license revocation workers compensation Illinois Probate Act of 1975 Buffalo Grove traffic attorney personal injury law firm Detainer Actions living trust benefits insurance disputes automated cars real estate attorney Inverness real estate lawyer vacation home natural gas explosion Deer Park workers compensation lawyer real estate Des Plaines personal injury lawyer Des Plaines tax law firm Illinois wrongful termination, employment law, whistleblower protections, Illinois employment laws, discrimination in the workplace Crystal Lake will lawyer criminal law forming a corporation in Illinois Des Plaines motorcycle accident attorney Joliet general practice lawyers Des Plaines Traffic Lawyer Rolling Meadows personal injury lawyer Illinois estate planning law firm Rolling Meadows criminal lawyer personal injury claim Crystal Lake personal injury lawyer meal breaks Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act advance healthcare directive Illinois bicycle safety FMLA personal injury lawyer trauma after an accident Arlington Heights employment attorney defective products rollover car crashes Buffalo Grove law firm pay when paid contract slip and fall distracted driving accidents traffic offenses trustee Schaumburg estate planning attorney Palatine probate lawyer Illinois elder law attorney medical marijuana Fair Labor Standards Act natural gas Schaumburg real estate lawyer Schaumburg employment law attorneys blood alcohol content contracts job lawyers mass shooting golf accidents fault based insurance senior citizens Illinois mortgages drunk driving civil litigation attorney subcontractor Crystal Lake traffic lawyer commercial real estate spinal cord injuries Crystal Lake bike accident lawyer insurance negligence Schaumburg wrongful death attorney medical research Schaumburg construction accident lawyer Palatine corporate law attorneys marijuana crimes attorney Barrington criminal defense lawyer Illinois trusts attorney Illinois construction accident attorney Inverness probate lawyer health insurance dispute spinal cord injury liability claims Super Mario Illinois estate planning attorney pregnant women landlord DUI penalities food poisoning mortgage Barrington litigation attorney Barrington estate planning lawyer minimum wage rent to own real estate contracts Illinois pet lawyer car accident lawyers privacy laws Rolling Meadows medical malpractice lawyers Illinois medical malpractice lawyers Barrington employment attorney special needs trust Inverness elder law lawyer Kenilworth estate planning lawyer Rolling Meadows employment attorney Barrington attorney Rolling Meadows Traffic Lawyer changes to mortgage law unfunded trust Crystal Lake criminal defense attorney business litigation Crystal Lake car accident attorney hiring employees Deer Park employment law attorney digital information DUI Arlington Heights accident attorney Inverness injury lawyer denial of life insurance Crystal Lake medical malpractice law firm pet bites Arlington Heights medical malpractice lawyer car collision construction contracts Illinois insurance claims lawyers auto accidents unauthorized overtime Long Grove estate planning

Archive