Driving While Under License Suspension Defense
If you are pulled over and it is discovered that your license is currently suspended, or has been revoked, cancelled, or disqualified, you may be charged with a second degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $500 fine, sixty (60) days jail and/or 6 months probation (for a 1st offense);
A second conviction is a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable by up to a $1000 fine, twelve (12) months jail and/or probation.
A third subsequent conviction is a felony of the first degree, punishable by up to a $5,000 fine, five (5) years prison and/or probation.
There are many reasons an individual’s drivers license can be suspended in the State of Florida, including, but not limited to:
- Points suspension;
- Failure to pay child support;
- Failure to pay tickets;
- Failure to pay a judgment;
- Failure to appear in court;
- Habitual traffic offender;
- Conviction for drug or theft offense;
- Conviction for certain prostitution offenses;
- DUI offenses.
As your legal counsel, we will thoroughly review the evidence against you, witness statements, police reports, and any other relevant factors, such as the circumstances of your arrest and the actions of law enforcement officers. If there are areas to provide reasonable doubt, our goal is to find and present them to the prosecutor, judge and/or jury.
If you have been arrested and charged with Driving While Under License Suspension or Revocation, seek the legal advice and representation of an experienced license suspension defense attorney. At The Law Offices of Peter A. Shapiro & Jonathan D. Wilson, you will work with an experienced lawyer who is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals charged with Driving While Under License Suspension or any other additional criminal charges throughout the Central Florida area and its surrounding counties.
Call 407.420.1044 to discuss your legal rights, options, and potential driving while under license suspension defense strategies. You may also contact us by filling out our online case evaluation form.