Attorneys join court, government to help residents reinstate their driver’s licenses

While people can get help reinstating their driver’s license at any time, spokesman Dain Weister of the clerk’s office said, “It can be quite a long process, and events like this help people go through all the steps in one location.

News Story (Florida)

Kate Santich
Orlando Sentinel
August 31, 2018

Tags: Courts, Driver's license suspension

Organizations mentioned/involved: Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF)


Marissa O’Connor, a staff attorney for Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, said her agency will provide pro bono civil legal services. The Orange County Clerk of Courts will address overdue fines and fees, the Department of Revenue will address child support arrears, the Public Defender’s Office and the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court will address criminal issues, and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will be on site to issue new licenses to those who are eligible.