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Are you asking if you can avoid disqualification?
Sorry but what is the retrial over?
What was the first trial?
I'm rather surprised they want to prosecute that. They have no evidence that you were the driver
Just give evidence that you were not and get your wife to confirm that - if indeed you were not of course.
That still leaves you with failing to identify though which does carry a minimum of six points.
If you have another active six then you are at risk of a ban for totting.
The only way that can be avoided is to argue exceptional hardship applies.
Exceptional hardship really does mean exceptional though rather than just inconvenience.
If you do something like drive a taxi for work then probably that would be covered.
If you just prefer to travel to work by car rather than public transport because it is easier and cheaper then that would not.
Also there is case law that says loss of job alone is not sufficient to argue exceptional hardship. I have usually found the way to run that though is to argue that loss of job will have an impact upon innocents affected like family members.
Since you have the burden of proof it is generally better to have a solicitor than not although they are expensive and you will not recover.
A barrister under public access might be cheaper.
Can I clarify anything for you?
A solicitor would probably charge several thousand.
A barrister under public access would probably be about £500 although you would only get a very junior tenant.
You have the burden or proof so there is lots of work to do before attending.
You have to prove the exceptional hardship.
It is not particularly legally complicated really.
It just a matter of knowing what needs to be proven.
No, proving that you will suffer exceptional hardship.