I passed NCLEX 3 weeks ago. Sent in results to the state 10 days ago and called to find out my license is being held due to psst arrests. I was told thwy dont know what for and to send in court docs and explenation letter. from 97 to 2003, I racked up between 30 to 40 speeding tickets, unlicensed, uninsured, unregistered, etc. violations. I was young and stupid. I didnt go to court dates or pay fines readily and was arrested for failure to appear or pay fines 3 times total. in 2005 I turned my life around. I left my abusive husband ( who always had me running around driving when I shouldnt have out of fear), finally filed a restraining order, and did my best to make something of my life. I finally graduated and even passed nclex. I was just offered a dream job and they are waiting on my license. imagine my horror to find out they are holding my license. Should I explaining all of this and copies of every single violation or just wait for the deficiancy letter to see what specifically to address? Also, at 14 I was dumb and shoplifted. I dont think I was arrested just had my mom get me from the store, but that was 25 years ago and its a little foggy...thoughts on all this?