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Peoria License Reinstatement Lawyer

How To Get a Suspended License Reinstated in Illinois Policeman giving ticket - License Reinstatement in Peoria

In the United States, the majority of households own at least one car, and many Illinois residents commute to and from work every day. Individuals who have lost their licenses or have had their licenses suspended can really feel the negative repercussions of not being able to drive. Bus fares can quickly add up, and worrying about getting rides to and from work and other locations can take a toll on a person. If you have had your license suspended, you may be able to get it reinstated with the assistance of a Peoria criminal defense attorney at McCall Law Offices, P.C. When you work with our firm, we create a strong defense against the criminal accusations in your case and use experienced advocacy to assist you in retaining your full driving privileges or work to help you obtain a restricted license.


Call 309.948.5908 to schedule a free case evaluation with our criminal lawyer in Peoria about having your license reinstated.


What Are Restricted Licenses?

If you have exhibited good conduct during the time of your license suspension or probation but still do not have full driving privileges, you may be able to obtain a restricted driver's license.

What to expect with a restricted driver's license:

  • With a restricted license, you can operate a vehicle under closely monitored conditions.
  • Under a restricted driving permit (RDP), you can drive to and from work, to medical appointments, and run personal day-to-day errands.
  • In some cases, an RDP may not be available to individuals who have been convicted of DUI with a blood alcohol content of 0.16% or higher or to people who have been convicted of vehicular manslaughter.
  • To discover if you are eligible to receive an RDP, contact McCall Law Offices, P.C. now.

How Do I Reinstate My License?

Are you considering requesting reinstatement of your full driving privileges? If your license has been suspended in Illinois, the process to reinstate it can vary depending on the circumstances of your suspension.You need to work with McCall Law Offices, P.C. When you retain the legal representation of our firm, we will help you determine the status of your license and request a formal DMV hearing. Our firm will also review your driving record and make an aggressive defense for you and your license reinstatement.

Below are the steps for reinstatement of a suspended license:

  1. Determine the reason for your suspension: There are many reasons why your license may have been suspended in Illinois, including DUIs, traffic violations, and failure to pay fines. The length of your suspension and the reinstatement process will depend on the reason for your suspension.
  2. Complete any necessary requirements: Depending on the reason for your suspension, you may need to complete certain requirements before you can reinstate your license. For example, if your license was suspended for a DUI, you may need to complete a drug and alcohol evaluation and complete a remedial education program.
  3. Pay any fines or fees: You will need to pay any outstanding fines or fees before you can reinstate your license.
  4. Wait for processing time: Once you have completed all necessary requirements and paid any fees, you will need to wait for the Illinois Secretary of State's office to process your request for reinstatement.

If you are approved by the DMV to reinstate your license and driving privileges, you may be still required to pay reinstatement fees, such as the following:

  • DUI Fees
    • ‚ÄčFirst Suspension - $250
    • Each subsequent suspension - $500
  • Safety Responsibility Suspension - $70
  • Statutory Summary Suspension - $250
  • Failure to Appear Suspension - $70

If you need help reinstating your license in Illinois, contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation with one of our Peoria license reinstatement attorneys. We will work tirelessly to help you get back on the road as soon as possible.

How Long Does It Take To Reinstate A License?

It depends. When you are granted a restricted driving permit (RDP) by the Illinois Secretary of State, you'll be provided a list of requirements that you must complete within 90 days after your hearing order. When they are completed and submitted back to the Secretary of State, it typically takes 3 to 5 weeks to receive the RDP in the mail. If you are granted a full reinstatement, then what is required of you will not be as serious and you will have one year within your hearing order to complete the requirements.

Call Our License Reinstatement Attorneys in Peoria Today

At McCall Law Offices, P.C., we understand how important it is to get your license reinstated as soon as possible. We offer a free case evaluation to help you understand your options for reinstating your license. Our Peoria license reinstatement lawyers have years of experience representing clients who have had their licenses suspended in Illinois.

If you have questions or concerns about the reinstatement of your license, or if you are unsure whether you can reinstate your license, then you need to contact McCall Law Offices, P.C.


Our firm proudly offers free case evaluations to all potential clients, so do not hesitate to contact the firm as soon as possible and schedule your appointment.


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