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Child Support and License Suspension

DCS may suspend licenses of parents who are behind in their child support payments. The law allows DCS to suspend any license issued by the State of Washington, including drivers' licenses, hunting licenses, fishing licenses, professional licenses and contractor or occupational licenses. This explains your rights and obligations under the law. #3809EN

Got Unpaid Traffic Tickets? How to Avoid Getting Your Driver License Suspended

Information on how to request a hearing if you receive a traffic ticket and how to prepare for the hearing. This talks about community service and payment plan options. #9354EN.

My driver’s license was suspended. Can I get it back?

What you can do to try to get your driver's license back if it has been suspended because of tickets. #9356EN

What happens if there is an accident and I am uninsured?

Learn about Washington's mandatory insurance law and the laws that apply if you have an accident while driving without insurance. #0313EN

Child Support and License Suspension

DCS may suspend licenses of parents who are behind in their child support payments. The law allows DCS to suspend any license issued by the State of Washington, including drivers' licenses, hunting licenses, fishing licenses, professional licenses and contractor or occupational licenses. This explains your rights and obligations under the law. #3809EN

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