Illinois License Hold Procedures
Currently,in most States,when you apply for a new driver’s license or renew an existing one,your name is checked against the National Driver Register (NDR). This computerized database of information about drivers with a United States driver’s license tracks individuals who have had their licenses revoked or suspended and/or have been convicted of serious traffic violations like driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.Records in this national database are added and maintained by the Motor Vehicle Agency of the state that convicted the driver or withdrew the driver’s license.
What This Means to Drivers Outside Illinois
If you live outside of the State of Illinois and have a “hold” issued by the State of Illinois on your current non-Illinois driver’s license,you may be denied license issuance or renewal in your current State of residence.[dcl=7198]
Why Use a Lawyer to Clear a License Hold in Illinois
Clearing an out of state “hold” can be an extremely frustrating,time-consuming and expensive process. The best way to do so is to contact a law firm in Illinois that is well versed in how to both reach the right people within the Illinois Secretary of State’s office to clear your hold,and the processes required by the State to make it happen.
What a lawyer will do is make sure that all your paperwork is properly completed and meets the exacting standards of the Illinois Secretary of State’s office. They will also make sure that all necessary supporting documentation required in support of your petition has been done and submitted so that your hold will be cleared. Lastly,a lawyer will thoroughly familiarize and help you with all the questions to expect from the hearing officer if you are required to appear in court.
If you live further than 30 miles away from the Illinois border you have a choice to appear in person or submit an out-of-state packet of paperwork. Preliminary paperwork includes affidavits,evaluations,and letters from character witnesses. A failed request due to incomplete or improperly prepared paperwork typically results in your request being denied and the process restarted. Seek help from professionals to get the result you want fast. learn more about[dcl=7198].