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How to Restore Your License after Getting a DUI in California and Live out of State

DUI in California, but live out of State? Remove a Suspension of Your Driver's License if You Receive a DUI in California with a 1540 Waiver Packet. Tom Wilson Counseling Center receives many phone calls asking whether they can take an online DUI class to comply with court requirements for a DUI in California. The answer is, it depends. Scenario #1 : You are a resident of  California and have been convicted of a first-time DUI offense in California. Your license is suspended by the CA DMV. In order to remove the license suspension, the DMV requires you to complete the AB541 3-month DUI class. The DMV will not accept completion of a DUI class from another state, whether done in person or online. The class must be taken at a program approved by the county where the DUI occurred. Even though the court may have approved an of state program or an online DUI class to satisfy court requirements, the DMV will not under any circumstances, accept that class. However, the court may allow you…

Prices Reduced for California Online DUI Classes by Tom Wilson Counseling Center

Prices Reduced for California Online DUI Classes as Well as Longer Online DUI Classes for Other States

At Tom Wilson Counseling Center, we are constantly looking for new ways to improve our customer value and satisfaction. This includes periodically reviewing our expenses and price lists.

I am pleased to share that we have decided to reduce our price for online DUI classes that are 32 hours in length or longer. As of 4/1/2014, the price will drop from $18.75 per class hour to $15.00 per hour. For example, our old price for a 32 hour online AB541 DUI class for non- residents of California was $600.00, and the new price will be $480.00. We will continue to offer no-interest payment plans. We believe that this new price not only gives customers a great value, but it also reflects our commitment to customer satisfaction.

Customers who require a 32 hour class for other states will experience the same cost saving,

Top Ten Tips for Parents for Preventing Drug Abuse in their Kids

Top Ten Tips for Parents for Preventing Drug Abuse in their Kids Before reviewing the Ten Tips for Parents, there are two important points to be aware of:
1. Why is there so much focus on keeping kids alcohol and drug free?
Recent scientific research has found that the longer an individual postpones the onset (first use) of alcohol, tobacco or other drug use, the less likely the individual is to develop an addiction or other lifelong problems, including depression.

2. The Power of Parents: Believe it or not, parents are the most powerful influence on their kids when it comes to drugs. Recent research has found that 2 out of 3 kids ages 13-17 say that losing their parents’ respect is one of the main reasons they don’t drink alcohol, smoke marijuana or use other drugs.

So then, as a parent, what can I do use my influence to encourage or promote prevention efforts with my children? Here are Ten Tips for Parents:

1) Don’t Be Afraid to be the “Bad” Parent: Sometimes, our fear of negative …