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Successful Case Summaries

Below you will find some of my wins organized by: AA Attendance, Out of State Wins, Interlock Violations and Unique Circumstances.

Little to No AA Attendance

  • Case Summary #7 – Tim’s driver’s license had been revoked due to 2 drunk driving convictions.
  • Case Summary #9 – Luke had a revoked license because of 2 prior drunk driving convictions and had only attended AA one time.
  • Case Summary #12 – John had 2 DUI convictions along with an open intoxicants conviction. He had received these convictions in Michigan before moving to Florida. John represented himself in an administrative review and had lost. He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #18 – Al had only attended seven AA meetings and continued to drink after his last conviction.
  • Case Summary #19 – Rob’s license was revoked because of 2 drunk driving convictions. He had never attended AA and had consumed alcohol after his treatment.
  • Case Summary #22 – Marvin was a Virginia resident. He was unsuccessful when he represented himself and was denied a clearance from Michigan. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #28 – Lonnie’s license was revoked due to five alcohol convictions. He never had any outpatient treatment and only attended Alcoholics Anonymous for three months. Further, he continued to drink after his last conviction.
  • Case Summary #32 – James’ license was revoked.  He attended AA only 10 times.  He needed his license restored.
  • Case Summary #35 – Shane had 4 alcohol convictions. He was diagnosed as an alcoholic and had attended only 4 AA meetings.
  • Case Summary #41 – Rick lived in North Carolina and needed a clearance from Michigan so he could get a North Carolina drivers license. He had three drinking and driving offenses. The problem was that he never attended Alcoholics Anonymous or had any treatment.
  • Case Summary #42 – Tim wanted his full driving privileges restored but had five interlock violations. The challenge was overcoming the interlock violations.

Out of State Wins for Former Michigan Residents

  • Case Summary #4 – Greg’s Michigan driver’s license was revoked due to 3 prior drunk driving convictions.
  • Case Summary #6 – Dave’s driver’s license had been revoked for 15 years. He had a total of 5 DUI convictions. Before turning to me for help, Dave had unsuccessfully tried 3 times to restore his driving privileges.
  • Case Summary #12 – John had 2 DUI convictions along with an open intoxicants conviction. He had received these convictions in Michigan before moving to Florida. John represented himself in an administrative review and had lost. He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #16 – Blake had 3 alcohol related convictions and a drug charge. He needed a clearance so he could get a license in Illinois.
  • Case Summary #22 – Marvin was a Virginia resident. He was unsuccessful when he represented himself and was denied a clearance from Michigan. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #23 – Ted’s license was revoked because of 5 alcohol convictions. Ted was now living in Florida and could not get a Florida driver’s license until he obtained a clearance from Michigan. The challenge was that Ted never had any treatment and only attended AA while incarcerated. Further, he had attempted to secure a clearance by representing himself and had failed. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #24 – John’s license was revoked because of 2 drunk driving convictions. He violated probation when he consumed alcohol. He was no longer attending AA. He was now living in Kentucky and needed a clearance from Michigan so he could get a license in Kentucky.
  • Case Summary #33 – Jake had 2 DUIs and a Minor in Possession.  His license was revoked.  He lived in Kentucky and needed a clearance. He represented himself twice and failed to get Michigan to issue a clearance. He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #34 – Les lived in Ohio and needed a clearance so he could get an Ohio driver’s license. Les needed a license to keep his job.  He tried to get his license reinstated on his own, but failed. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #37 –  Frank lived in California and needed a Michigan clearance to get a California driver’s license.  Several years earlier, Frank had tried on his own and failed to get Michigan to issue a clearance.  Further, he had 3 previous relapses.  He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #39 – Rodney lived in Texas and needed a clearance so he could get a Texas drivers license. Representing himself, he had lost a previous administrative review. He hired me to get Michigan to clear his driving record.
  • Case Summary #40 –  Jim lived in Georgia and needed a license to get to and from work. He’d been without a license for 14 years. He lost his license because of 3 DUIs and a drug conviction. Representing himself, he had lost a previous drivers license appeal. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #41 – Rick lived in North Carolina and needed a clearance from Michigan so he could get a North Carolina drivers license. He had three drinking and driving offenses. The problem was that he never attended Alcoholics Anonymous or had any treatment.

Not Currently Attending AA

  • Case Summary #2 – Jeff tried unsuccessfully to get his license back by representing himself at a previous driver’s license appeal hearing. Now he turned to me for professional help.
  • Case Summary #3 – Bill had a revoked license due to 3 prior drunk-driving convictions.
  • Case Summary #4 – Greg’s Michigan driver’s license was revoked due to 3 prior drunk driving convictions.
  • Case Summary #5 – Frank’s driver’s license was revoked due to 4 drunk driving convictions.
  • Case Summary #15 – Michelle had 2 DUI convictions and needed to overcome a probation violation for alcohol use.
  • Case Summary #16 – Blake had 3 alcohol related convictions and a drug charge. He needed a clearance so he could get a license in Illinois.
  • Case Summary #23 – Ted’s license was revoked because of 5 alcohol convictions. Ted was now living in Florida and could not get a Florida driver’s license until he obtained a clearance from Michigan. The challenge was that Ted never had any treatment and only attended AA while incarcerated. Further, he had attempted to secure a clearance by representing himself and had failed. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #24 – John’s license was revoked because of 2 drunk driving convictions. He violated probation when he consumed alcohol. He was no longer attending AA. He was now living in Kentucky and needed a clearance from Michigan so he could get a license in Kentucky.
  • Case Summary #31 – Drew was seeking a full unrestricted driver’s license after a year of successful driving with an interlock device installed in his car.
  • Case Summary #36 – Todd, representing himself, had lied and lost at a previous driver’s license hearing.  He now asked me to get his license back.
  • Case Summary #38 – Jim had a total of five alcohol convictions. He needed his license to get to and from work.
  • Case Summary #40 –  Jim lived in Georgia and needed a license to get to and from work. He’d been without a license for 14 years. He lost his license because of 3 DUIs and a drug conviction. Representing himself, he had lost a previous drivers license appeal. He turned to me for help.

Currently Attending AA

  • Case Summary #6 – Dave’s driver’s license had been revoked for 15 years. He had a total of 5 DUI convictions. Before turning to me for help, Dave had unsuccessfully tried 3 times to restore his driving privileges.
  • Case Summary #11 – Steve had 2 prior DUIs and his license was revoked.
  • Case Summary #14 – Carolyn wanted her full license after driving for a year with an alcohol detector in her car.
  • Case Summary #25 – Paul had 5 Dui’s and had tried twice unsuccessfully (representing himself) to get his driver’s license reinstated. He had many relapses.
  • Case Summary #26 – Jamie’s license was revoked because of 2 drunk driving convictions.

Interlock Violations

  • Case Summary #8 – Glenn had a restricted license with an interlock (alcohol detector) in his car and after a year of use, wanted a full license. The problem was the interlock had supposedly detected alcohol use.
  • Case Summary #20 – Before hiring me, Colin had an extensive history with the Secretary of State: he had lost his driver’s license, obtained a restricted license at a hearing, and incurred Michigan interlock violations (which he denied) resulting in a revoked license, hired an attorney (not me) to appeal the revocation and lost, and lost a second appeal a year later. Desperate for a license, he turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #21 – Richard’s license was revoked because of 2 alleged interlock violations.
  • Case Summary #30 –  Steve was falsely accused of missing a rolling retest.  The Secretary of State had revoked his license. He asked me to get his license back.
  • Case Summary #42 – Tim wanted his full driving privileges restored but had five interlock violations. The challenge was overcoming the interlock violations.

Unique Circumstances

  • Case Summary #1 – Matt’s driver’s license was revoked because of 2 prior drunk-driving convictions. The challenge was overcoming probation.
  • Case Summary #8 – Glenn had a restricted license with an interlock (alcohol detector) in his car and after a year of use, wanted a full license. The problem was the interlock had supposedly detected alcohol use.
  • Case Summary #10– Richard had a total of 9 DUI arrests.
  • Case Summary #13 – Dan had a poor driving record and alcohol convictions. He represented himself at a re-examination hearing and had lost. He asked me to get his license reinstated.
  • Case Summary #17 – Larry had tried twice to get his license reinstated (with a different attorney). He now turned to me for help. Read more to find out about a great result!
  • Case Summary #20 – Before hiring me, Colin had an extensive history with the Secretary of State: he had lost his driver’s license, obtained a restricted license at a hearing, and incurred Michigan interlock violations (which he denied) resulting in a revoked license, hired an attorney (not me) to appeal the revocation and lost, and lost a second appeal a year later. Desperate for a license, he turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #25 – Paul had 5 Dui’s and had tried twice unsuccessfully (representing himself) to get his driver’s license reinstated. He had many relapses.
  • Case Summary #27 – Floyd’s license was revoked. He had tried twice unsuccessfully on his own to get his license reinstated. He had a credibility problem because of his inconsistent testimony. He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #29 – Richard’s license had been revoked because of a total of 9 DUI arrests. He was now seeking a full unrestricted license.
  • Case Summary #33 – Jake had 2 DUIs and a Minor in Possession.  His license was revoked.  He lived in Kentucky and needed a clearance. He represented himself twice and failed to get Michigan to issue a clearance. He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #34 – Les lived in Ohio and needed a clearance so he could get an Ohio driver’s license. Les needed a license to keep his job.  He tried to get his license reinstated on his own, but failed. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #36 – Todd, representing himself, had lied and lost at a previous driver’s license hearing.  He now asked me to get his license back.
  • Case Summary #37 –  Frank lived in California and needed a Michigan clearance to get a California driver’s license.  Several years earlier, Frank had tried on his own and failed to get Michigan to issue a clearance.  Further, he had 3 previous relapses.  He now turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #39 – Rodney lived in Texas and needed a clearance so he could get a Texas drivers license. Representing himself, he had lost a previous administrative review. He hired me to get Michigan to clear his driving record.
  • Case Summary #40 –  Jim lived in Georgia and needed a license to get to and from work. He’d been without a license for 14 years. He lost his license because of 3 DUIs and a drug conviction. Representing himself, he had lost a previous drivers license appeal. He turned to me for help.
  • Case Summary #41 – Rick lived in North Carolina and needed a clearance from Michigan so he could get a North Carolina drivers license. He had three drinking and driving offenses. The problem was that he never attended Alcoholics Anonymous or had any treatment.

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