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

Answers:

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

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.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.