If I currently have a restricted license in one state andI recently got charged with DUI in another state, what can I expect to happen?

TXgave me fines and an administrative license suspension for the DUI. What can I expect from CO where I already have a restricted license?

Asked on March 14, 2011 under Criminal Law, Colorado

Answers:

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

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

I am guessing that you have a restricted license in Colorado because of a DUI conviction there, correct?  And then you applied to the Court or to DMV to allow you to be able to drive to and from either work or school, correct? And you still had a valid Texas driver's license the entire time this was happening in Colorado, correct?  Well I think that your options here are pretty much over and I would really worry about the conviction in Colorado.  By that I mean, if you were on probation for the DUI/DWI offense in Colorado the arrest in Texas is a violation of your probation.  It is time for you to consult with an attorney and possibly two attorneys, one in each state.  And time to get some serious help here.     


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