Suspended Driver’s License in Miami or Ft. Lauderdale: What do you do?

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6th Jul 2015

Has your driver’s license been suspended? If so, then you absolutely cannot drive until your driving privilege has been reinstated. While not being able to drive may be a huge inconvenience, it is not worth the risk of getting caught.

If you are caught driving with a suspended license in Florida, then depending on the circumstances, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony with potential jail time, significant fines, further suspensions or possibly even a revocation of your license.

Trying to get your suspended driver’s license reinstated is a multi-step process with the first step being to determine why your license was suspended. The following are the most likely reasons why your driver’s license was suspended;

– failure to appear in court or pay fines (this is sometimes referred to as a “D-6 suspension”);
– an accumulation of too many points on your license within a designated period of time;
– a DUI’
– a penalty that arose out of a separate case or lawsuit;
– Failure to pay child support.

In any of these scenarios, it’s in your best interests to contact a Miami criminal traffic attorney or a Fort Lauderdale criminal traffic attorney since it’s very difficult to correct a suspended driver’s license problem on your own. At the Law Offices of Scott Saul, we can run your driver’s license at our office to try to figure out why your license was suspended and then chart out a legal plan of action to help rectify the situation and get you driving again.