Q: I need legal advice how to get my license back, even a modified license with a past dui and failure to comply.
In 2015 I was arrested for DUI. I failed to pay my fines or show up to court. In 2017 I was arrested for driving on a suspended license. I was ordered to pay fines, check in with probation, and have alcohol assessments done. I did do the assessments, but failed to do everything else and did not turn in the assessments. I currently have a bench warrant out.
I want to get this matter taken care of. I need a drivers license to work. I need to work in order to pay my fines. But I’m having trouble getting a job without a license. I need help. I don’t know what I need to do first and how to resolve my legal issues.
A: Many attorneys handle DUI cases and your licensing issues at the same time for the same price. If you want to go the cheap route and not have to retain an attorney you can simply go to any Department of Public safety office early in the morning when they open and sit down with a hearing officer. They will pull up your record and tell you exactly what obstacles or pitfalls you have to sidestep on your road to getting either modified drivers license or a reinstatement of your driving privileges.
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