License Reinstatements

License Reinstatement Attorney in Springfield, Missouri

At Larry Catt Law Office, LLC I understand that having your driver’s license suspended for any length of time is a hardship to you and at the end of that suspension you, the client, want your driver’s license back as quickly as possible. There are several components that make up the reinstatement process and they can be difficult to navigate on your own. That is why I recommend that you hire an experienced lawyer to assist you with the reinstatement process. Please call my office and schedule a free consultation to discuss the driver’s license reinstatement process.

Five Year Reinstatement Requirements

  1. Serve the five-year denial period
  2. Obtain an order of reinstatement from the circuit court in the county where the last alcohol- or drug-related driving conviction occurred.
  3. Register with the Missouri Automated Criminal History Site (MACHS) for a Criminal History Check.
  4. File proof of installation of an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) equipped with camera and GPS features. Note: IID must be maintained for six months from reinstatement date without a violation. A violation will result in an additional six month extension of the IID requirement.
  5. Complete any outstanding reinstatement requirements such as completion of SATOP, SR-22 insurance and pay reinstatement fees.

Ten Year Reinstatement Requirements

  1. Serve the ten-year denial period
  2. Obtain an order of reinstatement from the circuit court in the county where the last alcohol- or drug-related driving conviction occurred.
  3. As part of that process, you must register with the Missouri Automated Criminal History Site (MACHS) for a Criminal History Check.
  4. File proof of installation of an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) equipped with camera and GPS features. Note: IID must be maintained for six months from reinstatement date without a violation. A violation will result in an additional six month extension of the IID requirement.
  5. Complete any outstanding reinstatement requirements such as completion of SATOP, SR-22 insurance and pay reinstatement fees.

Any driver revoked for at least one year is also required to take and pass the complete driver examination and apply for a new license.