CALIFORNIA Driving on revoked or suspended license DEFENSE LAWYER
Have you been charged with Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License? Your driving record may be in jeopardy!
In California, if you are cited for driving on a revoked or suspended license, you could face a hefty fine and potentially a loss of your license to drive a motor vehicle permanently. Without the ability to drive, you could lose out on potential jobs, and your life could become increasingly more difficult. Having to find a ride everywhere, or having to walk everywhere can be miserable, especially in the hot California summers. This is not a charge you want to face alone, let Weber Law help you today!
California Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License Charges and Penalties
What constitutes Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License?
In California, no person shall drive a motor vehicle at any time when that person’s driving privilege is suspended or revoked, if the person has knowledge of the suspension or revocation. Knowledge shall be conclusively presumed if mailed notice has been given by the department.
If you are in control of a vehicle when your license has been suspended or revoked, you could face serious fines and even jail time.
What is the Punishment?
If it is your first conviction, the punishment for driving on a revoked or suspended license is imprisonment ranging from 5 days to 6 months, a fine of between $300.00 or $1,000.00, or both.
If there has been a prior conviction for driving on a revoked or suspended license within the last five years, the punishment is imprisonment for 10 days to 1 year, a fine of between $500.00 or more than $2,000.00, or both.
If probation is granted, a condition of the probation could be imprisonment for at least 10 days.
Additionally, it is possible that a license can be revoked or suspended for a longer amount of time, depending on the person’s driving record.
As the punishment can range so greatly, it is important to have knowledgeable legal counsel who can advocate for the lowest sentence possible for you.
Even as a Defendant, you still have Rights! Make sure yours were not violated!
Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights, and it is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction. Do not try to fight these charges on your own—Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a driving on a revoked or suspended license charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.
What should you do if you have been charged with Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License, and how can Weber Law help?
If you are being prosecuted for driving on a revoked or suspended license in California, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you. Whether it is negotiating to lower the charge to a lesser crime, reducing your fine amount, making sure the charge doesn’t go on your record, ensuring you do not lose your license permanently, or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way.
A defense for driving on a revoked or suspended license could include having an emergency that made it necessary to drive, fleeing an unsafe situation, or taking over for someone who was too incapacitated to drive, or not having knowledge your license was suspended.
By looking at potential evidence, such as your prior driving and criminal record, the police report, and if the traffic stop was made legally, Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these charges, winning these cases, and getting you back behind the wheel. Do not leave your license up to chance; the court room can be an intimidating place, especially when facing it for a second time after a first offense. Let Weber Law help you today!
If you or anyone you know has been cited for driving on a revoked or suspended license in the state of California, call Weber Law today for a consultation to find out how we can help you get back out on the road.
CA Vehicle § 14601, Driving when privileges suspended or revoked for certain offenses; knowledge; punishment; driving on private property; requiring installation of ignition interlock device
CA Vehicle § 14601.5, Driving with knowledge of suspension, revocation, or restriction of driving privilege; punishment; reinstatement of driving privileges
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