Helping You Clear Your Record And Get Your License Restored

Has your license been suspended or revoked because of a traffic violation or another criminal charge? If so, you may be wondering how you will get around or have concerns about possibly losing your job because of your inability to use your vehicle lawfully. If you're feeling overwhelmed or unsure of what to do next, don't hesitate to reach out to a skilled and experienced local attorney to guide you through the process of getting your license restored.

At The Law Office of Kevin L. Barnett, our attorney has more than three decades of criminal law experience. He's handled all types of criminal defense cases, including drunk driving and traffic offenses. Our firm knows how important restoring your driving privileges may be, which is why we encourage you to reach out to us today to learn more about license restoration in North Carolina.

Understanding License Suspension

Many clients come to us who were not even aware their licenses were suspended until they were pulled over for a new driving violation. Then they discover that their license was automatically suspended, which can lead to serious, unforeseen consequences.

In North Carolina, your license can be suspended automatically in many ways, including:

  • Going more than 15 miles per hour (mph) over the speed limit
  • Two speeding convictions of more than 55 mph within a year of each other
  • A speeding conviction of more than 55 mph and a reckless driving conviction within one year of each other
  • Willfully racing with another vehicle
  • Conviction for speeding over 75 mph
  • Having drunk driving and underage drinking violations

The length of time your license is suspended for depends on the offense you have been cited for as well as any prior convictions for other traffic offenses.

Understanding The License Restoration Process In North Carolina

It is important to note that suspension and revocation do not necessarily mean the end of your license for all time. You are entitled to a hearing at the DMV where you can try to get your license reinstated.

Preparing for DMV hearing is not a process you should tackle on your own. Without help from a skilled criminal defense attorney, you may not be taking the right steps to ensure eligibility for license restoration. Worse still, you could fail to provide the correct documentation or an effective argument for why you need your license restored. Inevitably, you may end up saying something incriminating or fail to follow the process precisely, all of which could end up doing more harm than good and cause you to lose your license for another year.

Attorney Kevin L. Barnett has been helping individuals throughout Mecklenburg County for decades clean up their driving records in order to get their licenses restored. We can help you get past traffic offenses off your record, which can help you become eligible for a DMV hearing. We can then prepare you for your DMV hearing so that you know the right things to say.

The Law Office Of Kevin L. Barnett Can Help You

Our focus on criminal defense at The Law Office of Kevin L. Barnett means you are putting a skilled attorney in your corner who understands the law inside and out. Our defense strategies and skilled guidance are responsible for numerous successful outcomes, including many license reinstatements over the past three decades.

We understand that people make mistakes, which is why you can rest assured knowing that if you retain our services, we will fight for the best possible outcome for you.

To speak with our experienced lawyer, contact our criminal defense firm. Initial consultations are free and can be arranged by calling our Charlotte office at 704-899-5574. You may also send us a brief description of your case using our online contact form.