Q: I refused to take a breath test and lost my license for a year. How can I get it reinstated sooner?
Based on your question, it is unclear where you are in the process. Did your lawyer timely file a petition to rescind the summary suspension of your driver's license? If not, or it was withdrawn or you lost the hearing, did you apply to drive with a BAIID device or have you applied for a restricted driving permit?
In other words, there may be ways to allow you to drive during the one year suspension. It also sounds like this was your first DUI but all of these questions should be discussed with experienced counsel.
This statement was for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice nor establish an attorney-client relationship between the parties.
Lori G. Levin
Attorney at Law
180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
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