How do I restore my license after getting a DUI?

I was convicted 15 years ago.

Asked on September 1, 2014 under Criminal Law, Michigan

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

To restore your drivers license in Michigan, you will need to prove with clear and convincing evidence that you have controlled your alcohol abuse and that you will never drink and drive again. Reinstating drivers license in Michigan after DUI will require you to seek a hearing at the Driver Assessment and Appeal Division (DAAD). Usually you are only allowed one hearing per year. You have to show sobriety within at least 12 months. You should have a substance abuse evaluation report and some letters from friends and family to show the court that you have been sober for the time you have had no license.  It may be a good idea for you to consult with an attorney.


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