Driving While License Revoked (DWLR)
“Termination by formal action of the Secretary of a person’s license or privilege to operate a motor vehicle on the public highways” 625 ILCS 5/1-176.
The most frequent type of revocation occurs for a conviction of driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs or a similar offense occurring out-of-state.
It is important to know that a revocation under Illinois law is, with certain exceptions, for a minimum period of one year and a maximum period that is indefinite. Reinstatement, contrary to common belief, does not occur automatically after the stated minimum mandatory period.
The range (maximum to minimum) of penalties for DWLS are up to 364 days in the county jail, fines up to $2,500.00, probation, conditional discharge or court supervision up to 24 months. In addition, you may be ordered to complete public service work, driver safety school or a combination of the above mentioned penalties.
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The state treats all traffic offenses as very serious matters. At the Lawler Brown Law Firm we understand that our legal representation must tailor to your specific life situation. You should feel confident in knowing you hired the right Defense Attorney to best represent your specific needs. No attorney can guarantee the outcome of a case. But rest assured, I will fight to ensure the best possible resolution in your case. Contact our office today for a FREE consultation.
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