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Street Racing Attorney in Orlando, Florida

The Legal Defense You Need Across Orlando and Seminole County

In Florida, it's illegal to drive a vehicle on the state's highways and roads in a competition of speed or performance. This is true whether you're facing off against other vehicles or driving alone to test how long or far your car can go. If you are convicted of an offense, you could be sent to jail. Additionally, the arrest, charge, and guilty verdict get put on your criminal record, which could have long-term effects on your life. Having an experienced attorney on your side can increase the chances of minimizing the consequences of a conviction.

If you've been charged with street racing in Orlando, contact Z Law Firm. During a free consultation, we'll discuss the offense, potential outcomes, and your legal options. Our lawyer has nearly 20 years of criminal trial experience and knows how to present compelling arguments in front of a judge and jury.

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Penalties for Racing on A Highway in Florida

The charge of street racing is a first-degree misdemeanor and carries hefty sanctions. If you're convicted, the court will take the facts of the case into consideration, as well as your criminal history, when deciding what punishments to impose.

The potential penalties are as follows:

  • A first-time violation carries:

    • A fine between $500 and $1,000;

    • 1 year of probation;

    • 1 year in jail; and/or

    • 1-year driver's license suspension

  • A second-time violation committed within 5 years of a prior conviction includes the following punishments:

    • A fine between $1,000 and $3,000;

    • 1 year of probation;

    • 1 year in jail; and/or

    • 2-year driver's license suspension

  • A third or subsequent violation committed within 5 years of a prior conviction could result in:

    • A fine between $2,000 and $5,000;

    • 1 year of probation;

    • 1 year in jail;

    • 4-year driver's license suspension

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Fight Your Charges with Help from Z Law Firm

Facing a criminal charge can be frightening, even more so when trying to handle the case without guidance from a knowledgeable attorney. If you were accused of racing on a highway in Orlando, our lawyer will be by your side every step of the way. We will provide sound legal advice to help you make informed decisions about how to proceed with your case.