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Suspended License

Tampa Suspended License Attorney

Tampa Driving on Suspended License Lawyer

If you have been arrested or received a ticket for driving while license suspended, revoked or canceled, you should contact an experienced Tampa traffic defense lawyer to discuss your case and the consequences of the charge. As a former prosecutor who practiced in traffic court, Dereck Capaz has the knowledge and experience necessary to aggressively protect your legal rights.

Your driver's license is important to your everyday way of life. Usually, there are many available options that can be pursued to allow you to keep your driver's license and to avoid harsh penalties. Additionally, there are valid defenses to the charge of Driving While License Suspended that can result in the charges being dismissed. In some cases where dismissal is not possible, there may be mitigating factors that can be presented to support a charge reduction or to avoid a conviction on your record.

The Capaz Law Firm will minimize the inconvenience of you having to appear in court, and will work to achieve the best possible result for you. To discuss how we will contest your traffic offense, contact a Tampa suspended license attorney at the Capaz Law Firm at (813) 440-2700.

 

Florida Law: Driving While License Suspended

Florida Statutes §322.34(1), Driving While License Suspended

(1) Any person whose driver's license or driving privilege has been canceled, suspended, or revoked, except a "habitual traffic offender" as defined in s. 322.264, who drives a vehicle upon the highways of this state while such license or privilege is canceled, suspended, or revoked is guilty of a moving violation, punishable as provided in chap. 318.

 

Penalties for Driving on a Suspended Driver's License in Tampa, FL

Florida Statutes §322.34(2), Driving While License Suspended

(2) Any person whose driver's license or driving privilege has been canceled, suspended, or revoked as provided by law, except persons defined in s. 322.264, who, knowing of such cancellation, suspension, or revocation, drives any motor vehicle upon the highways of this state while such license or privilege is canceled, suspended, or revoked, upon:

(a) A first conviction is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable up to 60 days in jail.

(b) A second conviction is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable up to one year in jail.

(c) A third or subsequent conviction is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable up to five years in prison.

 

Tampa Driving While License Suspended Lawyer

The Capaz Law Firm is a Tampa Criminal Defense Law Firm that offers representation to individuals accused of Driving While License Suspended (DWLS). If you have been accused or arrested of Driving While License Suspended or if you are facing any Driving While License Suspended charge in Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL, contact Tampa lawyer Dereck Capaz at (813) 440-2700.

 

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