Can I legally obtain a license in another state after a DUIif I am still in posession of my license?

If so, would the state I obtained them from find out?

Asked on March 10, 2012 under Criminal Law, Tennessee


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You can take a driver's examination in another state even though you have been convicted of a DUI in the state that you reside. However, if your driver's license is suspended in the state where the DUI conviction arose, there is a good chance that even if you pass the examination in the other state you might not be able to receive a new driver's license so long as your driver's license in the state of conviction for the offense is suspended.

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