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 license? 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.
The Law in California see: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=VEH§ionNum=40509.5.
You live Out of State or Out of Town
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.
Did you Fail to Appear in court (FTA) to deal with a traffic ticket and now you have received a letter from the court or GC Services indicating a huge fine and that your license has been suspended by the DMV or is about to be suspended?
Call us at (310) 285-1516 – we can help make this headache go away.
Is your car impounded because your license was suspended for a Failure To Appear in court (FTA)? We can help you clear this FTA and try to get your license reinstated as fast as possible in order to get your car out of impound. Please call us immediately to speak with a Los Angeles Traffic Ticket Attorney for advice (310) 285-1516.
Did you get 4 Points on your license from getting 3 or more tickets in a year and now the DMV has sent you a letter indicating they intend to suspend your license for 6 months for being a Negligent Operator?
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
Are you a Senior citizen and the DMV has concerns about your driving ability?
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.
Did you have an Accident with no insurance? If you got into an accident, even if it wasn’t your fault, you face a one year license suspension if you did not have car insurance at the time of the accident.
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:-