Living in Tampa Bay, we all know how important it is to be able to drive to get to work, to school, for family, and other obligations. Unfortunately, circumstances sometimes cause a person’s driver’s license to be suspended. When that happens, a person may feel compelled to drive nonetheless in order to provide for themselves or their families. The Bantner Firm is here to help when you find yourself arrested for driving on a suspended or revoked driver’s license.
Essentially, it is a criminal act to drive while your license is suspended, revoked, canceled, or disqualified. Fla. Stat. 322.34. If this occurs without your knowledge that it is suspended, it’s nothing more than a civil traffic violation. If this is your case, get your license reinstated, bring The Bantner Firm proof that your license is now valid, and we should be able to get a good result for you in traffic court.
Driving on a suspended driver’s license becomes criminal if you have knowledge that your license is suspended when you decide to get behind the wheel. When this occurs, the following penalties are possible:
There are not many defenses to this charge as it is a relatively straight-forward offense. However, The Bantner Firm is prepared fight for the best possible outcome. We’ll do this by: