New Baltimore, MI Driver's License Attorney
Losing your license for whatever reason can place a large STOP on your life. Furthermore, in New Baltimore and Macomb County, where there is substantial distance between services and shops, riding around on a bicycle or relying on friends and family to always drive you around can be tedious, prohibitive, and difficult. Winning back your license from assessment reexamination centers can be a very rewarding experience, essentially returning your lifestyle and freedom. Unfortunately, no matter the cause of license loss, the appeals process can be complicated. To give yourself the best chance of getting your license back, it can be helpful to get the help of a New Baltimore, MI Driver’s License Attorney.
If you’re from New Baltimore or other parts of Macomb County, you’ll probably need to go to the Charter Township of Clinton, at the Super Center, to find the Secretary of State’s license appeal and driver reexamination. Without a license, this can be a long trip, and without knowing what to expect, you may need to make several trips. Additionally, dealing with the Secretary of State and the driver’s license programs can be confusing. In some cases, it can be difficult to know where to start after a suspension or revocation.
It is for these reasons, and many others, why a driver’s license attorney is essential for getting your license back. Although an attorney is not mandatory for a DAAD Michigan License Restoration hearing, an experienced attorney can guide you through the process and give you the strongest chance of getting your license back. At Grabel & Associates, our well-respected driver’s license attorneys in New Baltimore will diligently fight for your license restoration, and we’ll guide you through the entire process using an aggressive strategy to get your license back on the first appeal. If you’ve lost your license, contact us today at 1-800-342-7896.
Reasons For Losing Your License
There are several ways to lose your license in Michigan, and depending on the offenses that enacted a license suspension or revocation, it can either be difficult or surprisingly easy to get your license back. One of the most common ways that Michigan drivers lose their licenses is through the loss of points. Some traffic violations are civil and result in a minor point loss, while other violations are misdemeanors or felonies, resulting in substantial point loss. Probation from driving, however, occurs when the State believes that you might not be fit to drive. In short, the Department of State requires a driving probation for three years for new drivers. In some circumstances, such as a crash or reason to believe that you’re unable to operate a motor vehicle safely, the State requires a reexamination.
Other causes of license suspension and revocation include, but are not limited to:
- Serious traffic violations for CDL drivers
- Cancellation or voluntary surrender of license
- Failure to respond to a Michigan traffic citation (FAC) or failure to comply with a Court judgement (FCJ)
- License plate confiscation
- Alcohol and drug offenses
- Some non-driving-related convictions
How to Prepare For a Driver License Appeal Hearing
From drug offenses to multiple DUI charges, our driver’s license attorneys will help you from the license appeal preparation stages to the actual appeal in Charter Township of Clinton or other locations through Macomb County and Michigan. The Department of State governs license restoration under MCL 257.323. Only under specific circumstances will the state repeal its decision of revocation, including:
- In violation of the Constitution of the United States, the state constitution of 1963, or a statute.
- In excess of the secretary of state's statutory authority or jurisdiction.
- Made upon unlawful procedure resulting in material prejudice to the petitioner.
- Not supported by competent, material, and substantial evidence on the whole record.
- Arbitrary, capricious, or clearly an abuse or unwarranted exercise of discretion.
- Affected by other substantial and material error of law.
In some cases, especially if you’re convicted of one or more DUIs, you may have to enter Sobriety Court to receive restricted use of your license and the installation of a ignition interlock device. For multiple substance abuse convictions, you must enter documentation regarding your sobriety, which includes a substance abuse evaluation dated no more than three months prior to submission, three to six community support letters, documentary evidence of attendance at support meetings, and an ignition interlock final report (if ordered to install the device).
How Our DL Attorneys Can Help
In addition to helping you prepare for your driver license appeal hearing (also known as DAAD/DLAD, though this name has changed to Administrative Hearings Section - AHS), we’ll investigate every detail of your case, analyze evidence, and work to prove to the state that you deserve your license back. It is not recommended to go through this process alone, as you may miss essential details that can really show the court that you are capable of upholding Michigan traffic laws. All documents and supporting evidence is thoroughly reviewed by the Grabel & Associates driving license restoration team. With experience in all of Michigan’s 83 counties, including Macomb County and New Baltimore, as well as countless successful cases, we’ll make sure that you have everything you need to prove to the state that you need your driver’s license back in the shortest amount of time possible.
Contact a New Baltimore, MI Driver’s License Attorney Today
If you have lost your suspense or if your license has been suspended, it is important to contact Grabel & Associates as soon as possible so that we can start working on getting your license back. Call us, toll free, 24/7 at 1-800-342-7896 for a free consultation with an experienced case analyst. You can also contact us online to set up a consultation. The Grabel & Associates firm is widely regarded as one of the top for license restoration, and our New Baltimore, MI driver’s license attorneys can ensure a strong case that’ll help you win your hearing and get your license back.