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Driving With A Suspended License Lawyer RI

Have You Been Arrested on a Rhode Island Criminal Driving on a Suspended License Charge?

John R. Grasso has worked in the field as a police officer, and now, he’s a skilled attorney who understands the legal lingo, defenses, and strategies for acquitting traffic violations.

A RI driver’s license may be revoked for several reasons including DUI, habitual traffic offenses and more. The license may also be expired without the driver’s knowledge.

We’ll sit down and examine all data, to drive the case home – in your favor.

Contact the Island law offices as soon as possible.

Definition of Driving on a Suspended License:

Rhode Island Code Chapter 31-11-18 defines Driving on a Suspended License as when someone drives:

  • On an expired license
  • On a suspended license
  • On a revoked license
  • Even though an application for licensing was rejected

What Are the Consequences of Rhode Island Driving on a Suspended License Charges?

Driving on a Suspended License is punishable in Rhode Island by the following terms:

First Time Offenses

The DMV will suspend the license for three additional months, following a conviction for driving on a suspended license. Misdemeanor fines for first-time offenders who drove on a suspended license in Rhode Island include:

  • Up to $500 or no more than $250 in fines and/or
  • Up to 30 days imprisonment

Second Time Offenses

Second offense for driving on a suspended driver’s license will ignite penalties of an additional six months suspension by the DMV. In court, the orders may include:

  • Up to $1000 or no more than $350 in fines and/or
  • Up to 1 year in prison

Subsequent Offenses

Third offense for driving on a suspended license in Rhode Island will result in the license being revoked. Additional penalties include:

  • Up to $1000 or no more than $350 in fines and/or
  • Up to 1 year in prison

Apart from driving on a suspended license, if someone were to drive with no license – when an application was rejected; or when a license was revoked, expired or cancelled; the DMV will stipulate a one-year ban before a new application for licensing can be processed.

Contact an Aggressive Driving on a Suspended License Defense Attorney in Rhode Island

Driving is a privilege, and so is your freedom. Don’t waste an opportunity to prove your innocence or lessen fines.

Ask about our free consultations. Contact the Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso now.

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