Types of Licenses Awarded at DAAD Hearings in Ann Arbor

If you are able to win a DAAD hearing after a license revocation, you will be able to drive again, though you won’t necessarily get a full license back right away, if at all. Depending on the specifics of your case, you may be granted a form of restricted license, and may need to continue to work towards a fully reinstated license. Our lawyers in Ann Arbor will work with you through every step, guiding you from your DAAD appeal through to a fully reinstated license. Let our team help you or your loved one as you fight for freedom, contact us now to begin the process of reinstating your license in Ann Arbor.

There are a variety of different licenses available to you after a DAAD hearing, and it is important that you work with an attorney to find out how the unique details of your case could impact the outcomes available. Grabel & Associates is committed to protecting your best interests, and we will do whatever we can to help you achieve the best possible result in your case. Under the direction of renowned trial attorney Scott Grabel, our attorneys and legal staff work to develop unique defense strategies for each client after thoroughly reviewing the details of their case. We know what you need to do to win a DAAD hearing and can explain what case outcomes will be available to you as we help you work towards the most beneficial option. Contact our team immediately for a free initial case consultation and begin fighting to obtain a great case result.

Types of Licenses Awarded to Michigan Residents at Ann Arbor DAAD Hearings

You residency in the state of Michigan will play a big role in determining which types of licenses may be awarded to you after a DAAD hearing. If you are a resident of the state and are still living in the state at the time of your DAAD/DLAD hearing, you will be required to drive on some type of restricted license for at least one year before applying for a full license. It is also likely you will be required to have an ignition interlock device installed on your vehicle.

There are two types of restricted licenses you can receive if you are a resident who wins a DAAD appeal hearing. In some cases, a purpose-based license is awarded. On a purpose-based license, a person is allowed to drive to specific locations at any time, which may include work, school, court ordered meetings, medical appointments, and other specific places. A purpose-based license allows quite a bit of freedom, as you are still able to drive your vehicle any time of day provided it is to or from one of these locations.

In other cases, a time-based restricted license is awarded. With a time-based license, a person can drive anywhere they want, but only during certain times of day. While this may seem like it gives you more freedom, it often isn’t the case, as there is no flexibility in case of emergency or unforeseen circumstances, and driving outside of the time restraints can result in serious penalties.

You don’t get to choose which type of license you will be awarded, and it will largely depend on which the hearings officer views as less likely to result in a second offense. Our lawyers will work with you to structure your appeal so that you can obtain the case result that works best for you.

Restricted License for Non-Resident in Ann Arbor, Michigan

If you had your license restricted in Michigan and have since moved out of state, you will be banned from applying for a license in your new state until you win a hearing back in Ann Arbor. If you are able to win a DAAD hearing, you may then be able to apply for a full license in your new home. Because driver data is shared between states, you will need to resolve your license revocation in order to become eligible to drive again. Our firm can work with you to determine what needs to be done to resolve your Ann Arbor driver’s license revocation situation.

Our Approach to Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County License Reinstatement

With our attorneys on your side, you will gain access to years of legal experience and a wealth of knowledge concerning Ann Arbor driver’s license reinstatement law. Our team is prepared to review every aspect of your case and help you get all the evidence and documentation you need to successfully get your license back after a revocation. Contact us right away to get started, or call now for a free consultation and learn more.

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