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Consequences for Driving With a Suspended or Revoked License in Florida

Consequences for Driving With a Suspended or Revoked License in Florida

In the state of Florida, it is a criminal offense to operate a vehicle with a suspended or revoked driver's license. If you were caught driving without a valid license, you are possibly facing severe penalties that will put your freedom, reputation, and finances at risk. For those reasons, it is vital to have an experienced attorney on your side. The Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorneys at Rudenberg and Glasser, P.A. have helped clients throughout Florida get their cases reduced or even dismissed.

Penalties for Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License

The penalties for driving with a revoked or suspended license in Florida can vary depending on the circumstances. According to the Florida Motor Vehicle Statutes, driving with a suspended or revoked license is punishable by a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 60 days. If the police repeatedly catch a person driving with a suspended or revoked license, they might face a prison term of up to 5 years in person and fines of up to $5,000. A felony conviction can have a lasting impact on a driver’s criminal record.  

Options for Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License

Not having a form of transportation can be challenging to get to school, work, or even to attend your medical appointments. If your driver’s license has been suspended, you may apply for a hardship license. This a limited license that only allows you to drive to certain places at certain times of the day. If your license has been revoked, you may be able to get it reinstated. An experienced attorney can help you get your license reinstated or to get a hardship license.

Helping Clients Throughout Fort Lauderdale

If you were arrested or face penalities because you were caught driving with a suspended license, the team of criminal defense attorneys at Rudenberg and Glasser, P.A. are ready to help you. Having an attorney on your side can help you ensure the best outcome possible for your case. With over three decades of combined experience, we’ve helped thousands of clients get their criminal charges reduced or even dismissed. We’re ready to fight for you!

Contact our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers today at Rudenberg and Glasser, P.A. for a free consultation!

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