Driving While Under Suspension
Get Professional Paralegal Driving While Under Suspension Ticket Representation in York Region, GTA, Durham Region, Peel Region, and surrounding areas
A charge of Drive While Under Suspension has many serious penalties upon conviction. For first time offenders they can expect to pay anywhere from $1000 to $5000. Subsequent offences have fines from $2000 to $5000 - this is if you’ve been charged a second time within a 5 year period. Subsequent offences also have jail time penalties of up to six months.
Being caught driving with a suspended license can be a frustrating and embarrassing experience. In some cases, where fines weren’t paid in time, you may be driving with a suspended license and not even be aware of it. Regardless of the reasons why your license was suspended SW Legal Services York Region Traffic Tickets has a team of professionals that are experienced at fighting these types of charges.
There are some charges that, in addition to having fine and demerit penalties, also carry a license suspension along with them. Some of these charges include Driving with No Insurance, Careless Driving and speeding tickets over 50km/hour the posted speeding limit.
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Unpaid Fines Resulting in Driving Under While Suspension
If you’ve been convicted of a charge laid against you and fail to pay the fine amount within a specific time-frame your license may be suspended. This is also the case where only a partial amount of the fine has been paid. The full amount must be paid in the time specified to avoid your license being suspended.
Failure to Respond to a Ticket Resulting in Driving While Under Suspension
If you have received a ticket and failed to choose one of the available options on the back (i.e. pleading guilty, pleading guilty with explanation, or pleading not guilty) within the time period specified on the ticket then your license may be suspended. Unlike parking tickets, traffic tickets require your response. Failing to respond within a specific time frame will result in your license being suspended.
You could be driving with a suspended license if you have not responded to a ticket or if your conviction letter for a trial has been lost in the mail. Most people aware of the consequences of their license being suspended will take care of it right away; however if you’re unaware of it, you may receive a Driving While Under Suspension ticket without knowing ahead of time that you did anything wrong.
While there is no demerit point penalties associated with a Driving While Under Suspension ticket there is a minimum fine of $1000 for first time offenders a possible incarceration (jail time) of up to six months.
SW Legal Services York Region Traffic tickets has the qualified team and experience that you need to fight Driving While Suspension tickets. If you’ve been charge with this offence contact us and a paralegal will discuss your options and answer any questions that you may have.
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