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Road to Restoration

Michigan Department of State mobile office van parked in front of Lake Superior State

Road to Restoration

What is Road to Restoration?

Road to Restoration is a free clinic to assist Michigan residents in understanding how to get their driving privileges restored. Residents who attend will meet one-on-one with Michigan Department of State staff and talk with volunteer attorneys to determine the steps necessary to reinstate their driver’s license.

More information is on the Frequently Asked Questions page.


Road to Restoration is not a DUI/DWI/OWI expungement clinic and license reinstatement is not guaranteed. Reinstatement is assessed on an individual basis in accordance with state law.

Space for clinics may be limited. Pre-registration is HIGHLY recommended.

Clinic locations

To locate a clinic near you, select "Use My Location" or enter your city, county, or zip code in the search bar. If a clinic is not automatically listed, refresh this page.


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Sign up to volunteer as an attorney

Pro bono attorneys are needed to provide limited-scope consultations at the clinic, which include the review of driving records, contacting the courts, and helping guide individuals through the steps they need to take to restore their licenses. Recorded training modules and in-person training the day of the clinic will be provided. Experts from the Detroit Justice Center, Michigan Department of State and Attorney General’s Office will be on site to answer questions as well.

Attorneys can volunteer using the sign-up link. It is very rewarding work! A few hours of your time can make all the difference in someone’s life.

Volunteer attorney sign-up

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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