Carrollton ODL Lawyer

If you have had your license suspended for any reason and you continue to drive that you risk being caught and accused of driving on suspended license. The consequences of this can be expensive and see you facing additional penalties. If you have to drive one option open to you is to petition the court for an occupational drivers license (ODL).

An occupational drivers license can help you lessen the effects of losing your license after a driving while intoxicated (DWI) or other conviction. Whilst being very restrictive this type of permit can help you keep your job, get to medical appointments, perform essential duties, take the kids to school, etc.

In the North Texas or Carrollton area if you have lost your driving license and you still need to use your car The Goolsby Law Firm can help you with the process of petitioning the judge for the granting of an occupational drivers license. After having your license taken away a family is often facing extreme financial difficulties, and the large costs of fines and other penalties. Losing your job on top of this will only make things worse, and the occupational drivers license can help you keep your job by allowing you to drive.

With two decades of experience attorney Mike Goolsby has the knowledge and expertise necessary to guide you through this process and successfully gain this type of driving permit. With this type of help you will increase your chances of getting an occupational drivers license at the court hearing.

To be successful your attorney must show a valid reason why you need to drive after your license has been suspended. The court will outline various restrictions that you must follow when granted with this type of license. These will include items such as the amount of time you can spend behind the wheel each day (typically four hours), reasons why you may drive (such as to get to work, attend medical appointments, etc). Areas where you can drive, possibly even routes that you must follow, and others. The time limit can be raised to 12 hours per day if a compelling reason can be shown, but there is an absolute limit of 60 hours each week under this legislation.

Proper preparation of your case is essential before presenting your petition to the court. You give yourself the best chance of achieving success by contacting experienced occupational drivers license attorney Mike Goolsby. If your driving license has been suspended and you need to drive don’t risk a further conviction contact The Goolsby Law Firm today to ask about petitioning for an occupational drivers license. You can discuss your situation in a completely free initial consultation, complete discretion and confidentiality is assured.