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I forgot to pay my parking tickets. How do I reverse a license revocation?
It's an interesting dilemma that parking is not a moving violation, yet doing enough of it without paying for the privilege can result in your license being revoked, leaving one asking himself, "My drivers license was taking because of parking tickets,how can i get them back?" In response first turn the laws and regulations in your state and jurisdiction.
When you allow parking tickets to build up and go unpaid long enough, the law will catch up with you. Instead of providing you with overnight accommodations downtown, the result most often is to simply suspend or revoke your driver's license privileges. Once again, the penalty depends in large part on the jurisdiction in which you reside, and the number of unpaid parking tickets they require before issuing consequences, but losing your license is a real possibility.
Obviously, the first step in regaining your driver's license is to pay the amount you owe in the parking ticket expenses. In addition, if they have decided to add any kind of interest because you have let them go for so long, you will have no choice but to pay it as well. Legally challenging any of the ticket's validity is no longer a possibility; you will simply have to man up and pay them. And then asking for them to reinstate your license will no doubt include a fee as well, which you will also have to pay if you hope to regain your driving rights.
Deciding not to pay parking tickets is not the smartest strategy to take. Though you may think no one cares or they go unmonitored, you couldn't be farther from the truth. And the consequences can seriously affect your ability to travel. In addition, you could wind up in court or, failing that, have a bench warrant sworn out for your arrest. Before allowing things to reach this extreme, pay the tickets right away. Should things get out of hand and you fear you may lose your license, you should consult immediately with a lawyer. Not only will he be able to help you follow the procedures for your state in getting your license reinstated, he will probably be able to guide you in the direction that will prevent the lose of your license from occurring in the first place.
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