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Q: I was charged with a DUI 10 yrs ago in Ohio. I am moving back with a valid FL DL. Will I face problems getting an OH DL?

I completed my entire sentence. jail time, diversion program, paid all my fines etc... the only thing I never did was pay the $475.00 to reinstate my OH Driver’s License because I had moved back home with my parents and started my life over in FL. I’ve had a valid Driver license for over 10 years and no problems driving in Ohio when I’ve visted family or FL. I am moving for a promotion for work and want to get ahead of any potentional problems. Thank you!!

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Jeremiah Justin Denslow

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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Given the facts you describe, I can't imagine you'll have any trouble getting an Ohio license. To find out with certainty, contact the BMV directly. You can go to the agency's website and utilize the chat function. Good luck.

https://www.bmv.ohio.gov/

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R. Scott Patterson

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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Zanesville, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Your reinstatement fess must be paid. You may enter into an arrangement with the Ohio BMV to make monthly $50 payments. You must have insurance in place when you apply. If you qualify, your driving privileges will be restored during the payoff period. Additionally, you may have to take a remedial driving course or pass knowledge and skills test. test.

https://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/driving-under-suspension/bmv-payment-plans/

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