Q: Is there a way to find a lawyer who is licensed in FL and SC that deals with DUIs?
My son was charged with a DUI in SC, hired a lawyer who said she would take care of it, moved to FL then got a DUI both about 8 years ago. He has satified all of the conditions required by each state, but SC won't release his license until FL does and FL won't release his license until SC does . It is a vicious circle. i feel he needs to hire someone who can deal with both and advise him. Any ideas?
A: It's a Catch-22. Once you get in between two state's suspensions, it's difficult to straighten out.
You don't need to be licensed in both states to resolve this for your son since it doesn't involve court appearances. I'm in the middle of a situation now between Nevada and Florida both holding up a client's license. Just about ready to have him cleared up, where he's been stuck for over 8 years. The key is being able to navigate the bureaucracy, which will be even more complicated with Covid-19 shutting things down. It can be done, though.
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