If I have suspended license for not showing proof of insurance, can I get this suspension lifted to drive again since I now have insurance? 17 Answers as of January 14, 2013

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Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
That suspension is probably for six months. You do not fix it by doing what you should have done in the first place.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 1/14/2013
Douglas M. Philpott, P.C. | Peter J. Philpott
Yes you can, if in Michigan you will have to pay a reinstatement fee and driver's responsibility fees to the Secretary of State, then you should have a clear license.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/7/2013
Hamblin Law Office | Sally Hamblin
You should be able to once you show that proof and pay any fine.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/7/2013
Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
You normally have to serve out the suspension.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/7/2013
Law Office of Richard Williams
Law Office of Richard Williams | Richard Williams
The Alabama Department of Public Safety handles all matter regarding suspended driving privileges. Check with them and see what the requirements are to have your privileges reinstated.
Answer Applies to: Alabama
Replied: 1/7/2013
    Andersen Law PLLC
    Andersen Law PLLC | Craig Andersen
    If the ticket is paid. You can check with the DOL to find out what you need to do to be reinstated.
    Answer Applies to: Washington
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
    If this was a first time offense in Illinois, hire a lawyer to file a motion to have the plea of guilty vacated and bring the case back before the court. Your attorney can ask for supervision, after which, you should get a certified record of the vacation of the conviction, and get to the Secretary of State's office.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Patrick Earl Attorney
    Patrick Earl Attorney | Patrick Owen Earl
    Make sure your insurance has sent in that information to the department of licensing. This is release the FTA on that charge and you need to contact the court to make sure it is released. Then you are clear and you should be able to get your license.
    Answer Applies to: Washington
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Law Office of Michael E. Dailey
    Law Office of Michael E. Dailey | Michael E. Dailey
    Yes, but depending on the state involved there may be additional requirements such as SR-22 verification for a period of time. In some instances it may be possible to go back into the court and remove a conviction which can then domino down to eliminate the suspension and the accompanying requirements.
    Answer Applies to: Missouri
    Replied: 1/4/2013
    Gates' Law, PLLC | Thomas E. Gates
    Generally, if one provides proof of insurance at a contested hearing, the judge may void the ticket. Providing proof after one's license has been suspended may be to late after the fact.
    Answer Applies to: Washington
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Edward  D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law
    Edward D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law | Edward D. Dowling IV
    I would need further information to answer, but if you have no other tickets I believe you will be able to get your license restored. You should hire an attorney and disclose all the facts and circumstances and if necessary to go to contact the Department of Motor Vehicles.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Baker Wyers Law, PLLC
    Baker Wyers Law, PLLC | Clifton Baker
    Contact a local tag agent or the Department of Public Safety to find out where you go to reinstate your license. You will have to prove the insurance and pay a reinstatement fee.
    Answer Applies to: Oklahoma
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    The Rogers Law Firm
    The Rogers Law Firm | Andrea Storey Rogers
    Call the court clerk and ask if they will dismiss the ticket if you bring in proof of insurance. Most courts will dismiss a "no insurance" ticket if you provide proof of insurance. You will still have to pay a fine and court costs, and you may have to go to court to show proof of insurance to the judge. (Some courts allow you to come in anytime and show proof to the court clerk, but other courts make you go to court and show proof to the judge.) After you pay the fine and court costs, ask the court clerk to give you a compliance letter, which you will need to show to the Dept. of Motor Vehicles to get your license reinstated.
    Answer Applies to: Missouri
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    William L. Welch, III Attorney | William L. Welch, III
    Perhaps you might get the suspension lifted, if there is no other reason, such as excessive points, causing the suspension. Sometimes MVA suspends a drivers license for more than one reason. Sometimes a single action might trigger more than one suspension. For instance, a lapse of insurance might trigger an immediate suspension, and if you were cited and convicted, that might result in points triggering another suspension.
    Answer Applies to: Maryland
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Law Office of Scott Powers | Scott Powers
    Yes but you will probably need to pay a reinstatement fee to get the license out of suspension.
    Answer Applies to: Wyoming
    Replied: 1/7/2013
    Steven Dodge | Steven Dodge
    You will have to resolve the no proof ticket first and then pay a reinstatement fee.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 1/7/2013
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