As a Broker, you have the highest level of education and experience in the real estate industry. You may also have a group of real estate agents working for you. It is your responsibility to make sure your clients and your agents’ clients are taken care of in the most professional manner. From negotiations to offers and deciding on a closing date, your integrity is required. When you’re faced with a conviction that causes you to lose your brokerage license, you need a professional license defense attorney to get you reinstated.
Reasons for Revocation
In your industry, you work one on one with many clients. Whether you have past convictions or current mistakes, losing your license can feel like the end of your career. Here are common reasons your license may be revoked.
Abuse of alcohol or drugs
Use of untruthful advertising statements
Violation of brokerage provisions
Noncompliance with trust account or insurance requirements
After your license is revoked, you may need to wait up to one year before getting reinstated. Whether you’ve made a mistake on the job or off the clock, license defense lawyers like those at Unlock Legal can get your livelihood back quickly.
Petitioning for Reinstatement
The first step to getting your license back is petitioning for reinstatement. You will be required to submit documented evidence to begin the process. It’s essential to have a licensed professional review your documents and ensure they are correct prior to filing.
Once the investigation has begun, the Department of Real Estate will begin an investigation. During this time, a multitude of documentation may be reviewed including, criminal records, bankruptcy records, employment records, and any internal California Bureau of Real Estate records. You will also have an opportunity to plead your case during your interview. Based on this information, the judge will determine if your petition is granted.
It is possible to get your brokerage license back after it has been revoked. Working with a professional like the lawyers at Unlock Legal can help you get the best outcome possible. Our team will help you file your petition, manage the case from beginning to end and get you back into your career.If you fear your professional license is in jeopardy, please don’t hesitate to reach out for a quick, discreet, and confidential consultation. Know that with us, you are in great hands. Contact Unlock Legal today or give us a call at your convenience at 949-268-2857 to speak with a professional about your case and your unique needs. You’ll find we are compassionate, easy to talk to, and willing to help in any capacity we can. Losing your license doesn’t have to be the end of your career. Your journey to reinstatement starts with a quick meeting.