What Happens If I’m Pulled Over With a Suspended License in Maryland?
Driving with a suspended license is a severe offense that can result in many penalties for Maryland drivers. If you are pulled over carrying a suspended license, you may face fines, jail time, and further suspension or revocation of your license.
According to Maryland Transportation Code Section 16-303, a conviction may result in 12 months of imprisonment, with a fine of $1,000, as well as up to 12 points to your driving record. Due to the harsh penalties, it is in your best interest to consult with an experienced suspended license lawyer at The Law Office of Hillel Traub to help navigate the legal process. We have over 30 years of experience and will fight to minimize or diminish the fines and consequences you may be facing.
What Are the Consequences of Driving With a Suspended License in Maryland?
If you are caught driving with a suspended license in Maryland, there are multiple penalties you may face, depending on your circumstances and previous driving record. Some of these include:
- First offense: You may receive up to one year of imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000, and five points on your driving record.
- Second and subsequent offenses: You may receive up to two years in jail, a maximum fine of $2,000, and an additional five points on your driving record.
Unfortunately, this may mean an extended suspension of your license, higher insurance rates, or license revocation.
If you are facing charges for driving with a suspended license, consult a traffic violations lawyer at The Law Office of Hillel Traub. Working with a trusted lawyer may help you reduce or drop charges against you and help you avoid losing your license.
How a Traffic Violations Lawyer Can Help You
After being charged with driving with a suspended license, you may be feeling unsure of what you can do to prevent jail time or costly fines. Working with a knowledgeable Maryland license suspension lawyer can help you in the following ways:
- Ensuring prompt communication
- Building a strong defense
- Offering legal guidance
- Knowing you have trusted and experienced litigation
- Utilizing knowledge of the local Maryland court system
When you work with a traffic violations lawyer, you will have an aggressive and supportive advocate on your side that fights for your legal rights and the second chance you deserve. We will assess your case and advise you on the best course of action.
Hillel Traub Has Represented Hundreds and Hundreds of Clients in Suspended License Cases
If you are pulled over with a suspended license, it is essential to remain calm and comply with the officer’s requests. At The Law Office of Hillel Traub, we can help you understand your rights and legal options and work to mitigate the potential consequences of your charges.
As a former lawyer for the MVA, Attorney Hillel Traub is highly knowledgeable in Maryland’s MVA practices and will work hard to have your traffic case resolved quickly. Schedule a complimentary consultation by calling (410) 580-1100 or filling out our contact form today.