Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License

No matter the reason, if you are pulled over and caught operating a motor vehicle with either a revoked or suspended driver's license, you could face stiff penalties. Under Texas law, this offense is considered a misdemeanor would leave you with a further tarnished record. Even if you were unaware that your license was suspended you could still be arrested and face fines, possible jail time, or a longer suspension period.

Being found to be driving with a suspended or revoked license could be potentially damaging to your personal and professional life. A skilled and experienced legal representative can help you to protect your legal rights and interests as this matter is resolved. Contact Austin criminal defense attorney Ian Inglis at (512) 472-1950 today.

Texas Law and Possible Penalties

There are a number of reasons your license may be suspended. You can lose your license if you have: been convicted of homicide with a vehicle; fled an accident; committed four or more moving violations in a year, or seven or more in two years. If you are caught driving with an invalid license, you could face the following penalties:

  • Fine up to $500 for a Class C misdemeanor
  • Up to six months in prison for Class B misdemeanor (have a previous conviction or had license suspended because of a DWI)
  • Possible charges for criminal fees, reinstatement fees, surcharges, and towing fees to tow your vehicle from the spot you were pulled over

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Though it may seem as if this is a fairly minor offense, do not make the mistake of failing to regard it seriously as a conviction could have significant effects upon your future. Contact Austin criminal defense attorney Ian Inglis by calling (512) 472-1950 for the capable and committed legal counsel that you deserve.


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