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Why is my Illinois license revoked?

Posted by John Callahan | Jul 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

What are the circumstances in which a driver's license may get revoked?  How can I get my revoked Illinois driver's license reinstated?

Unlike a driver's license suspension, there is no automatic or set reinstatement date for a revocation. In Illinois, your license can be revoked by the Secretary of State for a number of reasons, such as:

  • DUI conviction(s)
  • Eluding police
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Felonies involving motor vehicles
  • Excessive traffic violations
  • Using a false ID/fake driver's license

If your Illinois driver's license has been revoked, you will need to attend a formal or informal hearing with the Secretary of State to get your driver's license reinstated. Having an experienced attorney representing you during this process is crucial.  I always tell my clients – the Secretary of State hearing is not like a high school test where if you score a 90% or better you pass.  You need to make sure you are well prepared and get every question right.  If you get everything right – you will get back on the road legally on the first try.

Attorney John W Callahan has extensive experience helping people navigate through the paperwork and appearances required for the Secretary of State process at formal administrative hearings. He knows the system and process involved in preventing and reinstating revoked driver's licenses. Attorney John Callahan will work diligently to put you in a position to be able to drive again.

Additionally, with the help of Mr. Callahan you may be able to get a restricted work, school, or medical permit during the revocation period.

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John Callahan

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. You may also never get a second chance to preserve your freedom if faced with criminal or DUI charges. If you are currently facing criminal charges, contact the law offices of John W. Callahan to protect you, your rights and your freedom. ...


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