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Don’t Let a Driving on a Suspended License Charge in Pennsylvania Ruin Your Life!
Fight for Your Rights and Freedom to Drive
Having your license suspended is extremely stressful and inconvenient. I know that some difficult event caused that suspension, and now on top of that, you are facing a Pennsylvania criminal charge for driving on a suspended license. Theadditional criminal charges for driving while your license was suspended, make things even more complicated and you now facing further penalties, additional suspensions, and even possible jail time if convicted.
Having a driver’s license is a privilege that we take for granted. Only when is this privilege taken away do we realize just how fortunate we were. Trying to live everyday life without the benefit of a driver’s license can be very difficult. Most people need a car to get to a job, or just to function everyday.
We understand how you can get yourself in this situation. It is hard to ask for help and if you are depending on friends and family to transport you, they were no doubt tiring of it too. Maybe this is why you took it upon yourself to drive despite your suspended license.
Or maybe it wasn’t your fault at all. You may be victim to a paperwork screw up by PennDoT, or any number of situations where you are genuinely not at fault.Many people never find out there license is suspended until they are pulled over and charged with a crime.
But it’s happened to you, so now you’ve got to figure out a way around this problem. When facing criminal charges like this you need an experienced defense lawyer on your side. Call us for a risk free consultation on your license suspension case today. We can help you.
How did your license get suspended in the first place?
There are many things that can lead to a driver’s license suspension in Pennsylvania. There are also a few types of suspensions: court ordered and administrative.
Your license may have been suspended for:
Regardless of why your license was suspended or what type of suspension it was, you are not allowed to drive and face additional charges if caught.
What kind of Penalties will I Face?
Driving on a suspended license is a summary offense. You can be sentenced to serve as much as 90 days in jail and will have a fine of at least $100. The judge may also extend your suspension or, depending on your points, revoke it altogether.
Ref: 75 Pa.C.S.§1571
In addition to the criminal consequences, you may face problems with auto insurance if and when your license is reinstated. You may be seen as a “high risk” for auto insurance companies and have to deal with high rates or uninsurability.
Facing charges for not following a directive of the court does not look good in the eyes of a judge. Having to go in front of a judge without an attorney on your side is a risky proposition. An experienced attorney can argue the facts in your favor, and challenge the system to treat you fairly, prove the case against you beyond a reasonable doubt if necessary, and make sure your rights and interests are protected.
Free Legal Consultation on PA License Suspension
Facing criminal charges or even a minor summary offense is no easy thing. You shouldn’t have to do it alone. And you should not have to figure out the consequences all by yourself. If you are charged with a license suspension violation, call me to find out what I can do for you at (888) 412-3298.
We represents clients facing traffic and criminal charges anywhere across Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Lebanon, Carlisle and Lancaster, and in Bucks, Montgomery, Northampton, and Lehigh Counties. In Western Pennsylvania, we cover areas including the Pittsburgh, PA metro area and Allegheny County. Call anytime there’s no obligation.