Orlando Habitual Traffic Offender Attorney
Delivering High-Quality Defense Across Orlando and Seminole County
If you or a loved one has been charged with driving while license suspended, habitual traffic offender, there's no time to waste to get legal representation on your side. At Z Law Firm, L.L.C., our Orlando lawyer has nearly 2 decades of experience and knows how to effectively handle criminal traffic cases. We will fight to protect your rights and freedoms and will seek a favorable result on your behalf.
Schedule your free consultation by calling us at (407) 315-2888.
What Offenses can Lead to an HTO Designation?
Pursuant to Florida Statute § 322.264, if you're convicted of any of the following offenses during a 5-year period, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will label you as a habitual traffic offender (HTO):
- Voluntary or involuntary vehicular manslaughter
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Felony with use of an automobile in commission
- Driving a vehicle while license suspended or revoked
- Failing to stop and render aid in a vehicle accident resulting in the death or injury of another (leaving the scene of an accident)
- Driving a commercial vehicle with a disqualified license
What Are the Penalties for an HTO Offense?
If you are stopped by a law enforcement officer and are found to be operating a motor vehicle while your driving privileges are suspended as a habitual traffic offender, you will find yourself facing a third-degree felony charge.
A conviction could result in severe penalties, including:
- Up to $5,000 in fines;
- Up to 5 years of probation; and/or
- Up to 5 years in prison
Have you been accused of driving while license suspended, habitual traffic offender? Our Orlando attorney will provide the personalized attention you need to develop a unique strategy for your particular situation. We will work relentlessly on your behalf to fight your charges.
As a former prosecutor, Attorney Zmijewski understands both sides of the law and how to use that to your advantage. He ensures that the rights of those he represents are protected.