Kissimmee / Osceola County Driving On A Suspended License Lawyer
If you are accused of driving on a suspended license you need am Osceola County suspended license attorney. There are numerous things an experienced driving on suspended license attorney can do for you, including assisting you in getting your license back and not racking up additional points, or overturning previous convictions (depends on your issues). Call 407.504.1384 now for a free consultation with an actual attorney. Don't talk to an assistant. Talk to the lawyer. We have over 15 years experience handling criminal traffic issues in Central Florida including Osceola County.
A Osceola County driving on a suspended license case is serious and should not be handled alone. Jail is a realistic possibility in Osceola County for driving on a suspended license with knowledge, with maximum jail sentences starting at up to 60 days in jail, then up to 365 days in jail, and if you have a felony suspended license with knowledge charge, up to 5 years in prison! If you are accused of a Osceola County driving on a suspended license case you should contact Osceola County driving on a suspended license attorneys Heiko Moenckmeier and Kevin J. Pitts at 407.504.1384.
Even a payable infraction can trigger serious collateral consequences. Driving on a suspended license is an enhanceable offense. A first conviction for driving on a suspended license with knowledge has a maximum punishment of 60 days in jail, 6 months of probation or any combination of the two not exceeding the statutory maximum. The maximum fine is $500 for a first conviction. It also will count towards making someone a Habitual Traffic Offender, and having their license revoked for 5 years. Typically, by the time a person is arrested and charged with driving while license suspended with knowledge, they have also previously received driving on suspended without knowledge.
A second conviction for driving on a suspended license with knowledge has a maximum punishment of a year in jail, 12 months of probation or any combination of the two. The maximum fine is $1,000 for a second conviction. A third conviction for driving on a suspended license with knowledge has a maximum punishment of a 5 years in prison, 60 months of probation or any combination of the two. The maximum fine is $5,000 for a third conviction.
Habitual Traffic Offender status may be placed on a person if a driver has 3 driving on a suspended license or any of three or more convictions of any one or more of the following offenses arising out of separate acts: Voluntary or involuntary manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle; Any violation of s. 316.193, former s. 316.1931, or former s. 860.01; Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used; Driving a motor vehicle while his or her license is suspended or revoked; Failing to stop and render aid as required under the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle crash resulting in the death or personal injury of another; Driving a commercial motor vehicle while his or her privilege is disqualified. Or fifteen convictions for moving traffic offenses for which points may be assessed as set forth in s. 322.27, including those offenses in subsection listed above.
If you have been accused of driving on a suspended license in Celebration, Kissimmee, St. Cloud or the surrounding area, contact Osceola County suspended license lawyers Heiko Moenckmeier and Kevin J. Pitts today for a free consultation at 407-504-1384.
Heiko Moenckmeier, Esq.
836 Highland Ave
Orlando, FL 32803