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Illinois license reinstatement – do I need to own a car to apply for a hearing

Posted by John Callahan | Jul 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

As an Illinois license reinstatement lawyer for almost 2 decades I have represented hundreds of clients at formal administrative hearings with the Secretary of State in an effort to obtain driving privileges for those who have been revoked from a DUI conviction. After a person has been revoked for a driving under the influence of alcohol charge, there are several hurdles that they need to go through to obtain reinstatement. I have discussed several of these in some of my most recent blog posts including how to obtain a driving privileges if you have been revoked due to an out-of-state DUI as well as what happens if you have to DUI convictions in Illinois.
 Recently, I have had several people ask me whether or not they should even bother proceeding to a formal administrative hearing to obtain reinstatement of their driving privileges because they did not own a vehicle and they thought that they might not be able to obtain driving privileges because they didn't currently own a vehicle.
 In my experience, I have had several clients who did not own a car when they applied for a hearing but were able to purchase a car once they were granted a restricted driving permit or full reinstatement. My advice to you if you are worried about getting your driving privileges back is to set yourself up for a successful reinstatement hearing and don't be overly concerned about ownership of a vehicle as we can address that issue at one of the later stages of the process.
 If you have any questions about license reinstatement in Illinois, feel free to contact drivers license lawyer John W Callahan
 – Posted by Illinois license reinstatement lawyer John W Callahan

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