Suspended License in California
Did you get a letter from the California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) saying they have suspended or are about to suspend your licence? You need to :-
- Learn why driving on a suspended license is dangerous.
- Identify how you got a suspended license so we can tell you how to fix the problem.
- Act now before it is too late – you may only have a matter of days to take steps to get your license back.
How do I find out if my license is suspended?
Call the DMV
To find out if your license is suspended (anywhere in California), call the California DMV at 916‑657‑6525.
Make sure to ask the DMV for:-
- The ticket number
- The courthouse location of the tickets that are causing your license to be suspended.
You live Out of State or Out of Town
If your traffic ticket is out of Los Angeles county and you do not live in Los Angeles, then call us immediately because we can help you clear up your suspended license without you having to come back to Los Angeles.
If you live out of state and you got a ticket in Los Angeles California and did not take care of it, the California DMV will most likely contact your state’s DMV, and then your state’s DMV won’t let you renew or get a license until this California ticket is cleared up.
If you cannot get an out of state license or your DMV won’t let you renew your license until your Los Angeles County ticket is cleared up, call us if you are in this situation.
The California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) has the power to suspend your license for a number of reasons. We can advise you on how to get your license back depending on the reason it was suspended.
Click on one of the 7 reasons below.
If your license is suspended for Failure to Appear, the best thing to do in this situation is to go to court and buy a DMV abstract so you can clear up this Failure to Appear with the DMV paving the way for you getting your license back.
We can do this for you. Call us at (310) 285-1516 – we can help make this headache go away.
You are entitled to a DMV Hearing for too many points on your license. You must request a DMV Hearing immediately to save your license and ability to drive. See below.
For more information regarding points and the DMV negligent operator program, see www.dmv.ca.gov/dl/driversafety/neg_operator.htm
You are entitled to a DMV Hearing for questions about your ability to drive. You must request a DMV Hearing immediately to save your license and ability to drive. See below.
You are entitled to a DMV hearing if you had no insurance in an accident. You must request a DMV Hearing immediately to save your license and ability to drive. See below.
Were you arrested for a DUI (Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs)? Normally on afirst time DUI you face a one month license suspension. You can apply for a 5 month restricted license after that. On a second time DUI within 10 years of a previous DUI conviction, you face a one year license suspension.
You are entitled to a DMV hearing for DUI. You must request a DMV Hearing immediately to save your license and ability to drive. See below.
Your only hope is to apply for a DMV critical need restricted license that will allow you to possibly drive for school or work reasons only. Call us for advice or help with this problem on (310) 285-1516.
Save your license
Request a DMV Hearing
You are entitled to a DMV Hearing for :-
- Too many points on your license
- Questions about your driving ability
- No insurance in an accident
Los Angeles Traffic Attorney
If you have a suspended license in Los Angeles County, we can:-
- Find out for you what the problems are with the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)
- Work on fixing them so you can get your license back as soon as possible
- Go to court for you, so you don’t have to, in order to:-