Question

Will I lose my license if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Sponsored Answer
Gerald A. Miller - Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI - Super Lawyers

Answered by: Gerald A. Miller

Located in Minneapolis, MNGerald Miller P.A.

Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 612-341-9080
Fax: 612-341-9079

View Profile
Answer

Yes. You can lose your driver’s license in Minnesota (MN) because of a conviction to a DWI or DUI. You can also lose your license because of Minnesota’s Implied Consent Law even before a conviction. A commercial driver’s license (CDL – Includes Class A, Class B, and Class C licenses) will also be affected by this law. 

A “Notice of License Revocation” mailed by Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety to you or handed to you at the jail on the night of the incident will trigger this license loss. The length of loss can be anywhere from 90 days to multiple years depending on many factors. 

You may be able to have driving privileges reinstated by receiving a worker’s permit or other restricted permit. Use of an ignition interlock device may also allow you to drive during a license revocation. You can, and should, challenge this license loss by filing a complaint against the Commissioner of Public Safety. A successful challenge to the license revocation can result in having no license loss at all.

You can find more information about this on our website in our DWI Info Center page.

Disclaimer: The answer is intended to be for informational purposes only. It should not be relied on as legal advice, nor construed as a form of attorney-client relationship.

Other Answers By Gerald A. Miller

Photo of Gerald A. Miller

Will I lose my CDL if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Yes. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class A, Class B, and Class C driver’s license will be …

Sponsored answer by Gerald A. Miller

Photo of Gerald A. Miller

Will I go to jail if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Possibly. Every DUI or DWI carries the possibility of a jail sentence. There are general guidelines that …

Sponsored answer by Gerald A. Miller

Photo of Gerald A. Miller

How do I keep a DUI/DWI off my record in Minnesota?

The first and best way to keep a DUI or DWI off your record is to challenge the charges. The State has to …

Sponsored answer by Gerald A. Miller

Other Answers About DUI/DWI

Photo of Lee Anthony Ciccarelli

Can I be charged with a DUI if I have a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania?

Learn more if you have questions about a medical marijuana drunk driving case in Pennsylvania. Many states, …

Sponsored answer by Lee Anthony Ciccarelli

Photo of James N. Papirmeister

What Are My Rights If I Am Stopped For Suspected DUI In Maryland?

This is a very common question, as many people do not know what they can and cannot do when stopped by police on …

Sponsored answer by James N. Papirmeister

Photo of Tyler Flood

What are the penalties of getting a DWI in Texas?

The penalties for DWIs depend largely on the circumstances that surround it. Drivers can expect fines, potential …

Sponsored answer by Tyler Flood

Call Me
612-341-9080

To: Gerald A. Miller

Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

Disclaimer »
Privacy Policy »
*Required fields
Page Generated: 0.57322120666504 sec