In Illinois, if you receive a conviction for driving under the influence your license may be revoked for up to 10 years, or even life, depending upon the number of prior DUI convictions. Once a driverís license is revoked for a DUI, there is no automatic reinstatement. In order to have driverís license reinstated you must apply for an administrative hearing before the Illinois Secretary of State.
Whether you are facing a suspension or revocation of your license, it is imperative to obtain legal representation to guide you through this complex legal process. The law firm of Peter Buh, located in Geneva and Wheaton, Illinois, has the experience to handle DUI-related driver's license reinstatements.
If you are a truck driver, law firm of Peter Buh can help you protect or restore your commercial driver's license privileges. All initial consultations are free.
Requesting a Statutory Summary Suspension Hearing
If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI, you must request a hearing to prevent your driver's license from being suspended 46 days after your arrest. This petition for a hearing must be filed within a specific time period, and the grounds to contest the suspension are limited by law.
Applying for a Reinstatement Hearing
After you have been convicted for DUI, The Law Offices of Peter Buh can help you apply for an administrative hearing before the Illinois Secretary of State to pursue reinstatement of your driver's license. For the reinstatement of your driver's license, you must prove to the Secretary of State's office your commitment to safety and sobriety as an Illinois driver. They will ask numerous questions regarding current alcohol use and previous alcohol use.
We will help you prepare for the types of questions that will be asked and provide sound legal counsel to strengthen your case. The firm has relationships with DUI counselors and treatment providers to make sure you are on the right track. Contact the Law Offices of Peter Buh for a free consultation.
The Law Offices of Peter Buh aggressively fights for your Driver's License. They are your Kane County DUI Attorneys.