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Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd - DUI License Reinstatement Process | Video Transcript

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JOHN CALLAHAN: When your license is revoked for a DUI, typically, you'll have to go to a formal reinstatement facility to attempt to get your license back. At that hearing, you'll have to give testimony to a hearing officer. There will be a secretary of state attorney as well. And if you have an attorney, your attorney will guide you through the process. In some instances, we're able to bring our clients to an informal hearing. This typically happens when they only have one DUI arrest. It's typically an out-of-state DUI arrest while they have an Illinois driver's license. Once a client has done all of the classes and requirements in order to get a hearing, typically, they're eligible for a restricted driving permit right away. They are not eligible in most cases for a full reinstatement for one year. Obviously, a driver's license is a very important thing for a person to have. And it's very important to have an attorney when you go to these hearings because an experienced attorney will know the questions that are going to be asked at that hearing. More importantly, they'll know how to tell the client to answer those questions truthfully and consistently with what happened on the DUI and what the client told their evaluator.

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