If your driver’s license was suspended or revoked you probably quickly became aware of how necessary your driving privileges are. If you are now being charged with driving despite your Minnesota license suspension, you risk fines and jail time.
When you lose privilege to drive you are stuck having to depend on others for assistance. Not being able to drive can put your job and livelihood at risk.
You may not have even been aware of your license being under suspension, if the DVS didn’t properly notify you. We can argue that in court to get your charged reduced or dismissed.
You may have had an urgent reason to be driving, and I’m sure you didn’t carefully consider the criminal implications of what would happen if you were stopped.
But now you are facing a criminal prosecution, fines, possible jail time, and a permanent criminal conviction on your record. But it doesn’t have to play out that way. Find out what an experienced defense lawyer can to to prevent these penalties as part of a free legal case evaluation on your Minnesota suspended license charge. Contact us today.
Minnesota License Suspension Laws
Your license can be suspended or even revoked for a number of reasons. You may have lost your license due to:
Why you lost your license isn’t as important as not driving once the privilege has been taken away.
If you are caught driving on a suspension, revocation, or license cancellation you will face a misdemeanor criminal charge. Although it is not as serious as a felony, this misdemeanor charge can result in up to 90 days in jail and fines reaching $1,000.
Ref: Minnesota Statute §171.24
Get Some Legal Help on a Driving on a Suspended License Offense in MN
If you are facing a charge of driving while under suspension, you need someone on your side to work on your behalf in the Minnesota court system. We can be that advocate.
We want to work towards getting you the positive results you need in court, to save your future license, and keep your criminal record clean. Call for a free consultation on your case today.