How can I get my drivers license back after it was taken away because of parking tickets?

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Question:

How can I get my drivers license back after it was taken away because of parking tickets?

Answer:

Unpaid parking tickets can lead to major consequences. For example, if you get a series of tickets, you may find yourself asking questions like: "my drivers license was taking because of parking tickets,how can i get them back?" The answer will depend on the laws of your state. 

While the rules vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, having your license suspended is one common consequence of ignoring tickets that have been issued to you. The exact number of tickets you have to ignore to face this consequence may vary: for example, in Illinois, you can have your license suspended once you have 10 unpaid tickets. 

Once the license suspension has gone into effect, essentially the only way to get your license back is to pay the tickets that you owe. Because you have ignored the problem and not paid them, you generally will no longer have the legal right to question the validity of the tickets or to fight them in court. Instead, you will need to pay in full. In addition to paying the tickets in full, you may also need to pay a reinstatement fee in order to actually get the license back. 

Failing to pay your traffic tickets is never a good idea. Not only can you have your license suspended, but in some cases if you fail to pay your tickets or show up in court when required, a bench warrant may be issued for your arrest. Instead of putting yourself into this precarious legal situation, it is far better to consult with a traffic lawyer for help dealing with the tickets as soon as they are issued. If it is too late, speaking with an attorney who specializes in traffic matters can also help you to find out the specifics for how to get your license back in your state. 

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