When you are arrested for DUI, the charges go on your driving record and will stay on it indefinitely. In the future, when you are looking for a new job, this information could affect your ability to secure the employment you seek. Although many websites, for a fee, offer a one size fits all method for clearing your record. Keep in mind that every case is different and a cookie cutter solution might not work for you. If you are unsure about where to begin, always talk to a DUI lawyer.
Most employers care about the content of your driving record. However, there are a few types of employers that will make their hiring decision based upon your driving record. These employers include companies that:
It is possible to clear your record of a DUI arrest. Every state’s laws are different. Check with your lawyer to determine your state’s procedures and requirements.
Regardless of which method you use to clear your record, make sure you file your paperwork in order and on time. Making a good impression is important.
Most felony charges cannot be cleared. These include charges for vehicular manslaughter, extensive damage, severe injury, or felony drug charges. Your lawyer will know the extent of charges that cannot be cleared in your state.
State laws for criminal and driving records vary greatly. Your DUI Lawyer is an expert in these laws. Your lawyer will know which steps to take as you work to clear your driving record. When it comes time to talk to your employer, your lawyer can offer tips and legal mediation, if necessary.