License Suspended? Whats Next?
- July 22, 2016
- Posted by: Amir Ladan
- Category: Criminal Law Blog
Don’t Risk It, Get It Reinstated
There are many reasons why you may have had your license suspended. Depending on the severity of your infraction can determine how much wiggle room you have in working around your suspension. The first step is always to contact a reputable attorney to help and work with you to try to get your license reinstated, if this fails though, there are a few loopholes that would be useful to someone with a suspended license.
Different states have different rules regarding license suspensions. For the most part, if your license is suspended in one state, and say you move to another state, you will not be able to get a license in the new state due to the National driver register and the driver license compact. Both of these tell other states if your license is suspended anywhere in the USA.
If you have a suspended license, have acquired an attorney the next step is avoid driving at all costs. You could be faced with charges as severe as a felony, depending on the situation that led to your suspension. In some cases you can obtain a hardship license, which will allow you to drive to and from work, and like before, getting one depends on how severe the reasoning behind your suspension was in the first place.
A quality attorney can help walk you through the process of getting your license reinstated, and instruct you what to do in the mean time. You don’t necessarily have to even have committed a traffic crime to have your license suspended. There have been cases where situations such as not paying child support have resulted in a suspended license. Not only will you have to suffer not being able to drive, but a suspended license has the potential of making your insurance rates skyrocket. This is another crucial reason why choosing an attorney who can help remove your suspension from record, or at the very least get your license reinstated sooner rather than later is very important.
No one wants to deal with the stresses associated with a license suspension. There can be fees, penalty points, and even in the worst cases, jail time. Don’t try to handle it yourself, there is too much at stake. Get an criminal defense attorney who deals with license suspensions and traffic infractions on a regular basis to represent you, get your license reinstated, and ultimately restore your life back to normal.