St Augustine Suspended License Ticket Attorney
In 2013 over 1,067 St. Johns County driving on a suspended license with knowledge tickets were issued. These are criminal violations that can result in fines, court cost, classes, community service, insurance increases, probation and jail. Another 608 St. Johns County driving on a suspended license without knowledge were issued. All of these are serious and should not be resolved without speaking to our St. Augustine driving on a suspended license lawyers. Paying a ticket or accepting a plea in court could result in a 5 year license suspension and potentially facing future felony charges. The Clerk, Court and Prosecutor is not required to warn you about the 5 year habitual traffic offender suspension (HTO). It is a collateral consequence. A license suspension can happen for a number of reasons:
What causes a St. Augustine Suspended License?
Points on your license
Running red lights
Non Payment of a citation
Breath test refusal
Designation as a habitual traffic offender
Regardless of why your license was suspended our attorneys understand that your primary concern is getting back on the road and staying out of jail. If this has happened to you or a family member you should immediately contact our St. Augustine suspended license attorneys at (904) 494-8584. Our attorneys focus a significant portion of their time defending individuals accused of criminal and civil traffic infractions. We understand the legal arguments to get your license back and will fight to restore your driving privilege. Our St. Augustine suspended license attorney has experience as a former prosecutor that handled thousands of suspended license cases. We will fight to minimize the fines and points you receive and provide you with a strong defense. A suspended license case can have collateral consequences that can result in a 5 year license suspension and designation as a habitual traffic offender or HTO suspension. Driving on a habitual traffic offender suspension is a felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine. We handle all suspended license cases from non-criminal traffic tickets to DUI suspensions and felony HTO suspension cases in St. Johns County. The initial consultation is always free.
Restoring Your Driver’s License In St. Augustine
A suspended license case can be fought on the front end and the back end. When you fight the suspension of the back end you attempt to eliminate the basis for the suspension. If you paid a ticket that resulted in a HTO or habitual traffic offender suspension our attorneys understand how to attack theses suspensions. We have had a great deal of success overturning HTO suspensions from paying suspended license tickets. This can be used to get a better offer if you are facing charges for a criminal driving on a suspended license in St. Augustine or it can be used to undo a habitual traffic offender designation. Each case is different and no attorney cannot guarantee a result in a criminal case. We understand how to overturn suspensions and have had success in undoing license suspensions. We handle cases in St. Augustine and St. Johns County criminal defense lawyers can handle cases from St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Butler Beach, Fruit Cove, Palm Valley, Sawgrass and the surrounding areas in St. Johns County. The initial consultation is free and confidential. Call (904) 494-8584 today. We accept all major credit cards, and we answer calls 24 hours a day 7 days a week.