When a California licensing agency seeks to discipline a license by filing and serving an accusation, in the accusation there is usually a request for cost recovery.  Cost recovery is mandatory reimbursement paid to the agency for all of its investigative costs and attorneys fees.  In other words, if you receive an accusation against your

In California, practically speaking, there is no such thing as a permanently revoked license.  I can think of a couple of rare examples of licenses that cannot be reinstated, for example, if a physician is spending life in prison, or an attorney has been convicted of a felony that cannot be reduced.  However, for the