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Suspensions & Reinstatements

Court Suspensions

License Forfeiture Suspension

A license forfeiture suspension is imposed when an individual is charged with a first, second, third or fourth degree misdemeanor and either fails to appear in court or fails to pay a court fine.

Reinstatement Requirements

The suspension will stand until the court forwards the release of forfeiture to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and a reinstatement fee is paid to the BMV.

Ohio Revised Code: 4510.22

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