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  • Assault and Armed Criminal Action Case Dismissed
  • Manslaughter and Three Counts of Assault by DWI Sentence Significantly Reduced
  • Murder in the 1st Degree Life Sentence Vacated

    A man convicted of murder to the 1st degree hired Ms. Bernsen to represent his appeal. They fought for a post-conviction relief and she was able to get his murder 1st conviction and vacated his sentence. He has a second chance at life now.

  • Property Damage Charges Charge Dismissed

    A man that broke down a door to his own home was facing misdemeanor property damage charges. Mr. Mulenkamp filed legal pretrial motions on his behalf, which convinced the Court that no crime was committed. The State dismissed the charges before trial.

  • Several Counts of Felony Possession of Child Pornography Charges Dismissed

    A man charged with possession of child pornography on his computer had all of his charges dismissed after Mr. Mulenkamp proved the defendant never saw or downloaded any of the images. The State dismissed all charges.

  • Statutory Sodomy Not Guilty

    A man facing statutory sodomy charges which carried a 10 year minimum sentence and sex offender registration was declared not guilty at trial in less than one hour.

  • Stealing a Motor Vehicle Charges Dismissed

    A man was charged with a felony for stealing a motor vehicle. The state waited two years to file the charges and Mr. Muhlenkamp filed a motion to dismiss the charges due to a new law that reclassifies this as a misdemeanor instead of a felony. The state also missed the one-year statute of limitations. which means they had no choice but to dismiss the charges.

  • Stealing Thousand Dollars Worth of Goods Charges Dismissed

    Felony stealing charges were found as a misunderstood business transaction after Mr. Muhlenkamp filed numerous discovery motions showing the charges were going nowhere. The State dismissed the case.

  • Transportation of Drugs No Jail Time. Probation Continued.

    A man on felony probation was found with possession of controlled substances. He was convicted of transporting 16 pounds of marijuana in another state. Mr. Mulenkamp kept the man out of jail and probation continued as normal.

  • Two Counts of Robbery in the First Degree Case Dismissed

    A St. Louis County man was charged with two counts of robbery in the first degree and armed criminal action, felonies that carried a potential sentence of life in prison. The alleged victim’s prior identification of Mr. Muhlenkamp’s client was only the product of a Facebook search on his friend’s cellphone that proved to be completely unreliable. The judge dismissed the case and the State agreed not to reissue charges.


St. Louis Suspended License Lawyers

Regain Your Driving Privileges with Knowledgeable Legal Services

Losing your license for any reason can have a big impact on your life. Without a source of transportation, it can be difficult to get to work or school, and you will have less freedom to do what you want. If you drive for a living, losing your license might lead to you losing your job. You need an attorney who can navigate the complex driver license laws to protect and restore your driving privileges. The St. Louis suspended license attorneys at Muhlenkamp & Bernsen, Attorneys at Law can help.

Call (314) 347-3313 now for a free consultation about getting your driving privilege back. You can also contact us online.

Our firm can help you through the process of obtaining a limited driving privilege, getting your license reinstated after a 5- or 10-year denial, fighting a “refusal” or an administrative suspension (for “blowing over”), and assist you in addressing other actions (failure to appear suspensions, lieu of bail holds, etc.) on your driving record.

What We Can Do for You

Having a St. Louis suspended license lawyer on your side can help you fight a revocation for refusing to blow or a suspension or revocation for allegedly having a BAC over the legal limit.

In addition, we can help you:

  • Obtain your license after a 5- or 10-year denial (License Reinstatement)
  • Obtain Limited Driving Privileges during a suspension, revocation, or denial
  • Obtain a Limited Driving Privilege through DWI Court
  • Obtain your license after a suspension for failure to appear, point revocations or suspensions, and citations
  • Fight a denial or revocation

Are You Eligible for Limited Driving Privilege (LDP) in Missouri?

If your license has been suspended, revoked, or denied, you might be eligible for a Limited Driving Privilege (LDP). This provides you with permission to drive to certain places during certain times when your license is otherwise not valid.

Our firm can file the petition for you in either your county of residence or your county of employment. We are here to help you get driving legally again as quickly as possible.

You may not be eligible if:

  • You were convicted of a felony that involved a motor vehicle within the last five years.
  • You lost commercial driving privileges either through a suspension, revocation, cancellation, or disqualification. If this is the case, a non-commercial LDP might be issued.
  • You failed to pass a driving or medical exam under the Director of Revenue’s requirements and thus had your license revoked.
  • Your license has been suspended for an unsatisfied motor vehicle accident judgment, which means you owe for damages for an accident and have a suspended license until your payment has been made and you have complied with the judgment.
  • You have failed to pay a ticket in Missouri or another state, thus leading to your license suspension. This suspension is in place until payment has been made and you have complied with the ticket’s requirements.
  • You do not live, work, or attend school in Missouri.

Restricted Driving Privilege (RDP) in Missouri

For those who are ineligible for LDP, a Restricted Driving Privilege (RDP) may be issued to get you back on the road legally. For drivers who have not had any prior alcohol convictions, you will likely face a 30-day suspension. After this, you may be eligible for a 60-day Restricted Driving Permit (RDP). If you install an Ignition Interlock Device on your vehicle, an RDP may allow you to drive during the first 30 days as well (thus resulting in no time where you are without driving privileges). If you already have one or more alcohol convictions, you will lose your license for one year (or more) and will not be eligible for an RDP.

Missouri 5- & 10-Year License Reinstatement

If your driver's license was denied for a period of five or ten years, you will need a court order to get your license back. We can file a petition to get your license back in the county in which you received your last DWI conviction. You will need to get what is called a “Criminal History Check,” which will then be filed with the Court. Then there will be a hearing where a judge will decide whether you still “pose a threat” by driving.

As your advocate, we will:

  • File your petition
  • Help you obtain your criminal history check
  • Prepare you for the court hearing
  • Give you the best opportunity to get your license back

The sooner you get started, the better. You don’t want to be eligible for reinstatement but have to wait to drive or have your LDP expire because your case is still working its way through the court system.

Call (314) 347-3313 or contact our St. Louis suspended license lawyers now to get help with your case.

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    Anthony Muhlenkamp
    Anthony Muhlenkamp (feel free to call him Tony) has been practicing law since 2003. He graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia in 2000 with a business degree, then headed west to Los Angeles, California where he graduated from Southwestern University School of Law. Although he thoroughly enjoyed his law school experience—especially criminal law, criminal procedure, and trial advocacy—he could not stand the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. There was something about spending four ...
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    Tory Bernsen
    Tory Dowd Bernsen is a partner at Muhlenkamp & Bernsen, Attorneys at Law. She focuses on criminal defense, DWI, and appellate advocacy. Tony Muhlenkamp and Tory first began working together at a large criminal defense firm in St. Louis in 2008. They represented clients for several years on numerous matters, ranging from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies. During that time, they developed a trusted relationship which enabled them to work well together and advocate effectively for their ...

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