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Get A Driver License Hold Removed For Old Traffic Tickets
Attorneys For Driver License Hold
There is a right way and a wrong way to remove a hold on a driver license that was caused by outstanding traffic tickets in Texas. If done properly, both the permanent driving record as well as the driving privileges of the person will not be impacted. If done improperly, then it can cause a further suspension of the person’s driving privileges and also cause financial penalties called surcharges to be assessed. This article is intended to help those looking for ways to resolve old traffic tickets that have a hold on their driving privileges. If you would like to talk with our Dallas traffic ticket lawyers after reading this article, feel free to contact our office at 214-321-4105.
Understanding How The Hold Is Placed On The License
A driver license hold is placed on the license by the court that currently holds the citation. For example, if you were stopped and issued a ticket by a City of Dallas police officer, then the court would be Dallas Municipal Court. After the case goes past the appearance date, the Municipal Court can then place an OMNI hold on the ability to renew the driver license of the person who was issued the traffic ticket. The hold will remain indefinitely until the case is resolved.
The problem that is quickly becoming an epidemic is that many are choosing just to run down to the court and pay off the old ticket that has a hold on their license. This is the absolute worst way to resolve the citation because payment of a ticket in this way also creates a permanent conviction. Once a conviction is reported it is near impossible to remove and can cause more damage than the hold. For example a conviction reported for no insurance automatically causes another indefinite suspension of the person’s driving privileges until SR 22 insurance is provided to DPS. Further, a second financial penalty of $750.00 must be paid to DPS before the suspension will be lifted. The $750.00 is divided over a 3 year period to be made in equal monthly installment payments.
Attorneys For Driver License Holds
The bottom line is that you should consider hiring a lawyer to assist you with a driver license hold if you have one for old traffic tickets. It can make a huge difference on getting and keeping your driving privileges valid. There are so many people we see that do not handle their citations properly that end up causing severe financial harm to themselves that could have been avoided by seeking legal counsel. If you would like to talk with our attorneys for a driver license suspension issue, call our office at 214-321-4105.