Has your North Carolina driver’s license been suspended? We may be able to help!

Restoring one’s driver’s license may not be as complicated as one might think. Often, the source of the problem was for something minor, like a non-moving violation that resulted in a missed court hearing compounded with additional charges and/or convictions for Driving While License Revoked (DWLR).

reinstate suspended licenseIt is important to consult an attorney about your driving record and have an attorney skilled in license restoration advise you of your options.

What if I am Under a Permanent Suspension, Can You Still Help Me Start Driving Again?

Certainly! How soon will depend on why you are permanently suspended.

Suspension from Alcohol Consumption

If your suspension is stemming from alcohol-related convictions, and you have complied with all of your treatment and fines, then you may be or might become eligible for a hearing with the NCDMV.

License Suspension from Multiple Convictions

If you are permanently suspended as a result of numerous convictions of DWLR or moving violations during a period of suspension, you may, in fact, have two options:

  • 1) have a hearing with the DMV,
    or
  • 2) obtain a driving privilege.

This is assuming you have no unresolved failures to appear or failures to pay fines on your driving record. Determining which option would be right for you will depend on your circumstances and your last conviction date. This is why the seeking advice of counsel is so important.

The attorneys at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas are experienced in license restoration and understand your need for being able to drive. We will advise you of what options are best suited for you.

What if My Suspension was from an Alcohol Related Offense and I am Already Eligible for a Hearing, Can You Represent Me in Front of the NCDMV Hearing Officer?

Absolutely! We highly recommend you have representation at a DWI revocation hearing with the NCDMV. Your chances of prevailing at such hearing are based on many factors but it is important that you and your witnesses are prepared for the hearing. The attorneys at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas are knowledgeable about what these hearings entail and can assist you in presenting your best case for restoration.

What if My License is Only Indefinitely Suspended for Failure to Appear, Can You Assist Me in Resolving Those Outstanding Matters?

Yes, we can! We will review your record to discover what are the unresolved matters and to determine how best to resolve them in an effort to expedite the return of your license. Understand that if your license is indefinitely suspended, there is no clock running against the suspension. You will remain suspended until those unresolved matters and/or issues are resolved. This is why it is necessary to take care of these things.

However, while you want them taken care of, you don’t want to handle them in a way that will result in additional suspensions.

Contact an attorney at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas and let us help you proficiently and effectively resolve those matters in a way most favorable to restoration.

What is My First Step in Regaining My Driving Privileges?

In order to successfully petition for your license reinstatement, you must follow the proper procedure to satisfy the requirements.

Obtain a Copy of Your Driving Record

To determine what needs to be done to restore your license, we must be able to review your record in order to develop a restoration plan. You can obtain your driving record online through the NCDMV. The cost is $10.00 and you can download the record right then (unless you order a certified record which is not necessary for the purposes of our review).

Let Our Experienced Traffic Law Attorneys Support Your Case

Once you have obtained your record, give us a call or request a case review. We are skilled in analyzing driving records and strategizing what actions need to be taken and in what order. We understand how a suspended driver’s license impacts important aspects of your daily living in matters of employment, childcare, and household maintenance. Order your driving record today and let us help you get your driver’s license back.

Contact Our Raleigh Law Firm

Attorneys at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas, L.L.P. are capable of assisting you. Call 919-615-2473 or complete the form below. We look forward to helping you with your legal needs!

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Candace is an experienced criminal law attorney in Raleigh. She also has had extensive experience as a paralegal with Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler and Thomas before becoming an associate attorney with the firm.