Driving with a Suspended License in Florida
Consult with a Skilled Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney
If a person is convicted of driving under the influence, reckless driving,
or a wide variety of other criminal charges, the DMV may suspend their
driving privileges. Continuing to drive with a suspended license in Florida
is a criminal offense and can expose a person to stiff consequences upon
conviction. If you have been arrested for driving on a suspended license,
it is urgent you contact a knowledgeable
Tampa criminal defense attorney from Hilliard Law, P.L. With years of experience in criminal law and an
extensive collection of
positive client testimonials, our founding attorney Jackson Hilliard can provide the aggressive legal
representation you need to maximize your chances of securing a favorable
outcome for your situation.
Call (813) 701-9304 today to discuss your defense options in detail.
Penalties for Driving with a Suspended License in FL
A conviction of driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license
in the state of Florida can carry a wide variety of serious penalties,
with severity varying depending on an accused person’s history of
previous offenses. While first and second offenses are considered misdemeanors,
a third or subsequent offenses can expose drivers to the possibility of
being charged with a third-degree felony and being labeled as a habitual offender.
Penalties for conviction are as follows:
First offense: Up to 60 days in jail and up to $500 in fines
Second offense: Up to 1 year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines
Third or subsequent offense: Up to 5 years in prison and fines up to $5,000
Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your suspension, our firm can
defend you against the prosecution’s claims and advocate for a reduction
or dismissal of your charges on your behalf. We can help you understand
the charges against you and help you pursue your options to have your
suspension or revocation lifted.
Let Hilliard Law Protect Your Future
With your future and mobility at stake, you cannot afford to leave your
case in the hands of a less experienced attorney. At Hilliard Law, P.L.,
our Tampa criminal defense lawyer has defended countless clients against
a wide variety of
traffic violations and can help level the playing field in your defense. We truly believe
you are innocent until proven guilty, and we are prepared to do all we
can to protect your wellbeing during this difficult time.
Schedule your free consultation today to get started towards retaining the defense you deserve.