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Michigan’s Top Driver’s License Reinstatement Law Firm

Lawyers with an Unparalleled Track Record of Success Winning Michigan Driver’s License Reinstatement for Clients at the Circuit Court and Driver’s License Appeal Division

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Circuit Court Appeal for Restoration of a Driver’s License

Under Michigan law before August 15, 2016, if an appeal for Michigan driver’s license reinstatement was unsuccessful at the Drivers Assessment and Appeal Division (DAAD) (formerly known as the Driver’s License Appeal Division (DLAD)), you could only appeal the decision of the hearing officer. The appellate’s argument on appeal could be either that the law did not support the decision or the decision was an abuse of discretion. A new law in Michigan gives Circuit Court judges greater discretion to grant driving privileges to petitioners. Under the current law, the court may take additional testimony to add evidence to the record created at the Driver’s License Appeal Hearing. Additionally, a Circuit Court judge now has the power to grant full or restricted driving privileges. Your case must be prepared and persuasively presented to restore your driver’s license in Circuit Court. Experienced driver’s license reinstatement lawyers know there is no room for error.

Winning a Michigan Driver’s License Reinstatement Case is Possible

For a license restoration petition in Circuit Court, the burden is on the individual seeking Michigan driver’s license reinstatement to rebut the presumption that they are a habitual offender by clear and convincing evidence. They must further establish that they are likely to adhere to any requirements imposed by the court. In other words, the court must be satisfied with persuasive, credible evidence that the petitioner is not a danger to themselves or others. Although this may seem like an impossible burden, the lawyers at LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C., have decades of experience handling and winning these appeals for Michigan driver’s license reinstatement.

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Avoid Circuit Court by Winning at the DLAD

We have been winning appeals at the Drivers Assessment and Appeal Division (DAAD) for decades, and we have a system that has proven to be reliable, effective, and successful. Even though most people lose appeals at the DAAD, this does not have to be the case for you! Unfortunately, many people take for granted that they can succeed independently or with a bargain-priced lawyer. When these appeals are unsuccessful, the petitioner either has to wait a year to try again or go through the appeal process in Circuit Court. The worst part of losing an appeal at the DAAD is that bad facts and weak arguments become part of the record. At the subsequent appeal hearing, the new attorney must make a winning argument and find a way to overcome the previously introduced bad facts and evidence.

Additionally, Circuit Court’s appeal can be expensive, and there is no guarantee of success. The best way to handle these cases is to win the first time. The Michigan driver’s license reinstatement attorneys at LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C., will do what it takes to win at the first possible hearing.

Reinstatement of a commercial driver’s license is even more challenging in Circuit Court. It is essential to do everything possible to succeed at the DAAD so that you can avoid a circuit court appeal.

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Let Us Help You Get Your License Reinstated in Michigan

The attorneys with LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. are highly respected by the Michigan Department of State hearing officers and Michigan judges. When we walk into a DAAD or court hearing, they know we are there to win and that we’ve done everything it takes to be successful. The secret to success at these hearings is early and meticulous preparation and procurement of the most highly persuasive and complete evidence. Our lawyers will take the time to verify and check every exhibit, letter, report, or evaluation for accuracy and consistency. Nothing can be left to chance. Other attorneys in Michigan who handle these cases rarely, if ever, take the time to make sure they’ve done everything necessary to win.

If you want to win and have your driver’s license restored, you need the experience and expertise of a lawyer with a proven record of accomplishment. Call LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. for a free consultation, and an experienced lawyer who has successfully handled countless Michigan driver’s license reinstatement cases will take the time to speak with you and answer all of your questions.

Call us today at (248) 263-6800 for a free consultation or complete an online Request for Assistance Form. We will contact you promptly and find a way to help you.

We will find a way to help you and, most importantly,
we are not afraid to win!

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