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Formal hearing or informal hearing?

Posted by John Callahan | Nov 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

I have practiced law in Illinois for 18 years at this point and I have helped people with several hundred Illinois drivers license reinstatement hearings. If your license is revoked after being convicted of a DUI one of the first things that needs to be determined is whether you are eligible for a formal administrative hearing or an informal administrative hearing with the Illinois Secretary of State.
 Typically, if you have been charged with one DUI in your life but have been convicted of that DUI you will be eligible for an informal administrative hearing. Further, if you have been arrested two times or more you will typically be eligible for a formal administrative hearing.
 There is an exception in the case of a person who has two DUIs but on the first DUI charge he or she was granted court supervision on the criminal case and eliminated the entire suspension off of the first DUI case. In that circumstance, the petitioner would currently be eligible for an informal administrative hearing which prevents the need to apply through the formal process. 
 If you are looking to have a successful outcome for your administrative hearing with the Secretary of State, feel free to contact license reinstatement lawyer John W Callahan.
 – Posted by Illinois license reinstatement lawyer John W Callahan

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