Savannah, GA asked in DUI / DWI for South Carolina

Q: If convicted on a DUI in a non-sr22 state (i.e.; Pa) do I need sr22 in South Carolina when I get my license here? Now SC

I've complied with all conditions of Pennsylvania criminal code and DMV. Scheduled restoration on April 6, 2017 by Pennsylvania. But, I'm now (and have been since February 2016) a SC resident. SC requires sr22 if convicted of dui, and Pennsylvania does not. I have no driving history in SC, but will be applying for my SC Driver's License with my restoration letter from Pennsylvania. Am I required to have sr-22 when the DUI occurred in a non sr22 state? I have no points or any problems in South Carolina.

Thanks!

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Freddy Woods
Freddy Woods
PREMIUM
Answered
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Beaufort, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: Yes, South Carolina will require that you get SR-22 insurance and may require that you take an ADSAP course. Contact the DMV in South Carolina to find out what additional requirements they may have for you.

1 user found this answer helpful

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.