Chesapeake, VA asked in DUI / DWI for Virginia

Q: If you had a suspended license for a year due to a DUI and that year is up..

But the court fines have not yet been paid, wouldn't that be the reason for the current suspended license?

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2 Lawyer Answers

Mitchell Wells

  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Before you can begin driving again, you need to make sure you comply with ASAP, any ignition interlock conditions, pay the fines & court costs and of course comply with any DMV conditions.

Susan Fremit

  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Spotsylvania , VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: If you enter into a payment agreement with the court (speak to the clerk's office) and take a copy of that agreement with you to the DMV, you will likely get your driving privileges back after paying the reinstatement fee and showing that you have insurance.

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