Arlington Suspended License Attorney
Driving on a suspended license (DWLS) in Texas can make an already serious situation even worse. If you have been convicted of a driving offense that has led to your license being suspended, and you then drive a vehicle, you are guilty of driving on a suspended license (DWLS) and depending on the specific situations when caught you could face many different consequences. In most situations it will be a misdemeanor grade crime, but the seriousness of the misdemeanor will vary depending on various factors.
If you have been charged with driving on a suspended license in North Texas or Arlington area you should call The Goolsby Law Firm immediately. There are many issues you can make use of to minimize the consequences of this charge. Attorney Mike Goolsby has 20 years experience in fighting these and similar cases. He will put this considerable experience to work for you. In Texas you may have your driving license suspended for several reasons related to driving, these include not paying the fines for traffic tickets incurred being convicted of crimes related to motoring for example driving while intoxicated/driving under the influence (DWI /DUI). If you are caught driving on a suspended license at the very least it will cost you a lot of money.
If you are caught driving without a valid license in Texas you are facing a class C or class B misdemeanor charge. If you are pulled over and were not aware your license was suspended, this can happen if the paperwork hasn’t arrived, or you have unpaid traffic tickets, or the state has been informed your insurance has been canceled, you will most likely face a class C misdemeanor. The consequences of this will be no worse than a traffic ticket, and you are probably going to be required to pay a fine upon conviction.
If you are stopped and you are fully aware that you do not have a license to drive due to it being suspended, for example after a DWI conviction, this will be raised to a class B misdemeanor. This is a much more serious charge, and may leave you facing time in jail, your license suspension period being doubled, as well as fines. As you can see at the very least a conviction of driving on suspended license (DWLS) will cost you a considerable amount of money, and could very well be much more serious.
In all matters related to accusations of driving on a suspended license (DWLS) The Goolsby Law Firm can help. A skilled attorney can often help you to get the charges reduced from a class B to a class C or in some instances dropped altogether. The Goolsby Law Firm and Mike Goolsby believe that the state must be made to prove their case to the fullest extent, and he will explore every opportunity to defend your rights and use every option to avoid conviction in the first place.
One of the biggest consequences of driving on a suspended license is the amount of money it will cost you in the long run. You will need to pay fines, after the stop pay to have your vehicle towed and impounded, you will also be subject to a surcharge on your registration for a period, and all this can build into a substantial bill. Driving on a suspended license in Texas can be very serious, in North Texas and Arlington area contact The Goolsby Law Firm if you are affected for a free consultation. We can answer any questions you may have and discuss your case, our discretion is always assured.