What to do with a suspended license citation?
Take care of the citation prior to the date you are ordered to appear in court. The court system as well as the District Attorney is much more willing to work with you if you can tell them (and they can confirm) that you truly have your license back.
What happens if you drive with a suspended license?
Driving on a suspended license is a misdemeanor so the maximum penalty will be up to either six months or a year in county jail, depending on your prior record, and the laws of your state.
Can a misdemeanor ticket be issued for a suspended license?
One of the most common citations issued is for driving on a suspended or revoked license. Because it is issued as a “citation,” people are often confused when it shows up as a misdemeanor in court. There are several ways to dispel such confusion and get the best result possible once you’ve been issued a driving on a suspended license ticket.
What to do if your license is suspended for unpaid child support?
Figure out why your license was suspended. If it was for unpaid traffic tickets, pay them. If it was for a failure to appear (“FTA”) on a prior citation, make an appointment to appear in court. If it was for unpaid child support, make arrangements with your local child support office to begin payment.
What happens if you get a Citation for driving with a suspended license?
If you are charged with misdemeanor driving while suspended or felony driving while suspended or revoked, it is an extremely serious crime. Even if the matter is being treated as a violation, a citation can be very expensive and cause future problems with your license.
What’s the maximum penalty for driving with a suspended license?
Driving on a suspended license is a misdemeanor so the maximum penalty will be up to either six months or a year in county jail, depending on your prior record, and the laws of your state. Also, if you’ve had a prior driving on suspended license charge within a five year period (or seven,…
Where do I go to get my license suspended?
You can usually figure out the source of your suspension by calling the DMV. There are very few occasions when the court itself would have suspended your license. Usually, it was suspended by the DMV.
What is an example of a driver’s license suspension?
Examples of driver license suspensions and revocations are listed below. Juveniles may also have the issuance of their license delayed for some offenses. Point Suspension — When you accumulate 12 or more demerit points against your license in a 12-month period.