Below I listed a link to the Department of Licensing's (DOL) direct tab to check driver's license status. If you are willing to do some footwork to get some information- go to an actual DOL and ask to get a driving abstract. Expect to fork out about $15.00 after waiting in line for what will seem like a waiting for a baby to be born, raised and graduate high school. From the driver's abstract you at least can see what needs to unfold. If you are not able to afford a private pay attorney, as you wrote above, I would like to ask if you called around to meet with attorneys for a consult to see if there are any who would be willing to accept payments. I wish you the best.