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DUI Evaluations and License Reinstatement: What You Need to Know

DUI Evaluations and License Reinstatement: What You Need to Know


Being charged with a DUI can be a scary and overwhelming experience. If you’re facing charges, you may be wondering what comes next. In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the basics of DUI cases, including DUI evaluations, taking DUI classes, and license reinstatement.

DUI Evaluations
One of the first steps in a DUI case is usually a DUI evaluation. This evaluation is conducted by a trained professional and is used to assess whether or not you have a drinking problem. The evaluation will usually include questions about your drinking habits, any prior arrests, and require the completion of a questionnaire. Based on the results of the evaluation, the professional will assign you a classification level that determines what level of DUI classes you need to complete.

DUI Classes Near Me

Taking a DUI class is one of the requirements for court and license reinstatement after a DUI charge. These classes are typically offered by community organizations or private companies. You can search for “DUI classes near me” to find a list of options in your area. These classes vary in length and cover topics like the consequences of drinking and driving as well as how to avoid future DUIs.

License Reinstatement
If your license has been revoked as a result of your DUI conviction, you will need to go through the process of license reinstatement before you can legally drive again. The reinstatement process includes completing all of your assigned DUI classes and presenting for a hearing with the Secretary of State. Often a new evaluation is also needed prior to presenting for a hearing. At the hearing, you will need to prove to the state you are no longer at risk for getting another DUI by explaining the positive changes you have made since the DUI arrest.

If you’ve been charged with a DUI, it’s important to understand the process that comes next. This includes evaluations, taking classes, and potentially license reinstatement. Completing these steps will help you get your life back on track after a DUI charge.

As always, feel free to reach out to New Visions Counseling Co for any and all your DUI, and License Reinstatement needs. We have online classes as well as in person group meetings to help get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

Some good general information for Illinioians here: https://www.ilsos.gov/publications/pdf_publications/dsd_a118.pdf

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