Driving with a Suspended License in Florida

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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.

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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.

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