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Indiana's new law, Indiana Code 9-30-16, eliminates hardship and probationary licenses, and creates the new category of Specialized Driving Privileges.

Who DOES Qualify?

Court Ordered Suspensions

If a court ordered the suspension of your driving privileges, Indiana Code 9-30-16-3(a) provides that the court "may stay the suspension and grant a specialized driving privilege." Better yet, Indiana Code 9-30-16-3(b) says that regardless of the underlying offense, specialized driving privileges granted under this section shall be granted for at least one hundred eighty (180) days.

Ultimately it is up to the court to grant specialized driving privileges.

The court may include conditions such as:

Your Responsibilities if Granted

A person who has been granted specialized driving privileges shall:

Bureau of Motor Vehicle Suspensions

If the bureau suspension of your driving privileges, Indiana Code 9-30-16-4(a) provides you may petition a court for specialized driving privileges.

What Goes in the Petition?

Indiana Code 9-30-16-4(b) specifies the requirements for a petition filed under this law, which include:

A prosecuting attorney may appear on behalf of the bureau to respond to a petition filed under this section.

Your Next Step, Call (317) 969-8000

If you meet the criteria and need to drive to and from work, take sick children or family for medical treatment, Indiana's specialized driving privileges law may be just what you have been waiting for. Call us at Emerson Divorce and Accident Injury Attorneys, L.L.C. today to learn how you can get back behind the wheel...legally with specialized driving privileges.

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