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Rhode Island Driving With A Suspended License Attorney
Driving with a suspended license in Rhode island is a misdemeanor criminal charge. You are subject to fines and surcharges that if left unpaid, will continue to invalidate your license. There are certain and necessary steps that must be completed in order to get a valid license after a suspension period runs out. If you have been charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license, and an effective Rhode Island Criminal Defense Attorney can help defend the charge as well as seek reinstatement of your license.
While driving with a suspended license is a misdemeanor in Rhode Island it at times can lead to jail time on the second or third offense, and could end up costing you thousands in fines and an even longer suspension.
The police can charge you with driving while license invalid if you are stopped and a computer check of your license turns up the suspension. And it won’t matter at that point whether you knew about the suspension or not. In fact, many people who are charged for this criminal offense never knew that their license was suspended.
You may be arrested or given a notice to appear in court, depending on the circumstances. You will not be allowed to leave the scene by driving. This is a difficult, embarrassing, and potentially serious criminal charge. Please contact us for legal advice on how to best keep your criminal record clean, and get you back on the road as soon as possible.
Contact us today by Email or call us today at (401) 788-0600 to speak with a representative from our firm..