Driving With A Suspended License
License suspensions can occur without the knowledge of the licensee. There are a variety of reasons one's license can be suspended and some of them have little to do with driving. Licenses have been suspended for various medical reasons, vandalism, or failure to pay a parking ticket can cause your license to be suspended.
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Driving without a license can result in arrest and jail time. You may be facing hefty fines, probation, and up to six months in jail. Our firm will aggressively defend drivers who were unknowingly without a license. If you are able to prove to the court that your driving privileges had been revoked without your knowledge, the charges may be dropped. If you are interested in finding out how an attorney can benefit you at this time, speak with a criminal defense lawyer today.
Although driving with a suspended license may not sound like a serious offense, law enforcement and the court system heavily penalize those who are found to be driving without a license. The following are reasons why your license may be suspended:
Failure to Pay a Fine
Failure to Pay Child Support
"Points" on Your License Reached a Maximum
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Although the DMV is supposed to notify you when your license is suspended, some people never receive the mail for various reasons. Driving on a suspended license is charged as a criminal offense. If you do not seek the aid of a qualified attorney you could be facing a permanent criminal record, jail time, fines and more. Your car may be impounded and sold. A skilled attorney will be able to build you a strong defense case and possibly lessen or eradicate the penalties you will be facing.