Out of State Driver License Issues

A common issue that comes up with our clients who live out of state is what will happen to their driver license in their own state.  Michigan participates both nationally and internationally in sharing license information.  Because of this, if you get a drunk driving conviction in Michigan, there is a good possibility that if your home state funds out about it, they will sanction your driver license.  This is true not just in the United States, as we have seen Canada sanction for a Michigan OWI conviction and we have also seen Michigan punish for a Canadian DUI. 

A major factor to consider is how your home state deals with operating while intoxicated convictions.  Each state has a different set of licensing sanctions that must be considered when dealing with a Michgan drinking and driving case.