Traffic tickets are expensive. In addition, too many moving violations may result in having your license suspended or revoked. You may be tempted to simply pay the ticket and move on, but an attorney can provide help in mitigating these consequences.
Driving While License Is Suspended or Revoked
Driving with a suspended license may result in serious jail time. In Washington, a person charged with too many traffic infractions in a certain period may be designated a habitual traffic offender. Violaation of that status could lead to a DWLS1 charge. Driving while your license is suspended in the first degree is a gross misdemeanor is punishable by up to 1 year in jail and may also include a $5,000 fine. Additionally, it carries a mandatory minimum sentence.
Driving with a suspended license is often a result of other charges, such as DUI or other moving violations. An experienced attorney may be able to help you avoid this sentence entirely and keep you on the road.
A Traffic Attorney Who Will Fight for You
Preston White believes all traffic cases can be contested, or mitigated. Preston prepares for each case accordingly. A good defense now, can prevent bigger problems in the future.