Driver’s License Restoration

Losing your driving privileges due to multiple alcohol offenses affects how you get to work, social engagements and routine, everyday tasks such as shopping and taking your child to/from school or daycare. Michigan’s driver's license restrictions are among the most severe in the nation.

Courts are not permitted to grant restricted licenses based upon personal hardship. If you would like your revoked to be restored, you must request reinstatement through the Driver's License Appeal Division (DLAD) after you reach your eligibility date. The DLAD requires that you must have a positive alcohol evaluation, establish that you have ceased using alcohol, completed alcohol therapy, and regularly attended a support group such as Alcoholics Anonymous. Another requirement is the production of letters from family and friends showing a change in lifestyle and offer a reason and need to drive.

Eligibility for license restoration occurs only once a year. The restoration process is complex and requires a hearing and extensive documentation. Attorney Storrs will guide you through the whole process to ensure that your appeal is convincing and complete.