In the State of Florida, your driving privileges can be suspended for a variety of reasons including unpaid tickets, point suspensions, and criminal convictions. If you are caught driving a motor vehicle while your privilege to drive has been suspended, you can be arrested and charged with a criminal offense. Our Orlando Suspended License Attorney has represented clients throughout the Orlando area who have been charged with both misdemeanor and felony suspended license cases. If you have been arrested for a suspended license offense, call 407-473-1233 for a free case review.
Penalties for Driving While License Suspended
The possible penalties for the criminal charge of Driving While Licenses Suspended will vary greatly depending on whether you have any other prior offenses, whether you have remedied the issue suspending your license and why your license is suspended.
- A first conviction is considered a second-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $500.00 fine, 6-months of probation and/or 60-days jail.
- A second conviction is considered a first-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $1,000.00 fine, 1-year of probation, and/or 1-year jail.
- A third or subsequent conviction is considered a third-degree felony, punishable by up to a $5,000.00 fine, 5-years of probation, and/or 5-years State Prison.
Z Law Firm – Driving While Licenses Suspended
If you are facing a criminal charge of Driving While License Suspended, contact Michael Zmijewski at 407-473-1233 today for a free consultation about your alleged driving while license suspended offense. Michael Zmijewski is an experienced Orlando Suspended License Lawyer and will make every effort to help you avoid the most serious repercussions to your alleged driving while license suspended offense.