Driving While License Suspended
Protect Your Driving Record
Let Us Help You Get Your Traffic Ticket Dismissed and Protect your Driving Record!! In Texas, the offense of Driving While License Suspended (DWLS), is most commonly a Class C misdemeanor. In certain situations, the offense may be enhanced to a Class A or B misdemeanor. This type of traffic ticket can lead to expensive consequences and needs to be taken very seriously. If you have received a ticket or have been arrested for the offense of Driving While License Suspended (DWLS), our legal team at Berlof & Newton, P.C. can help you fight to protect your driving record and avoid these costly consequences. Below are some consequences you may face when you are issued a traffic ticket for Driving While License Suspended:
- Expensive fines and punishments that can be enhanced for subsequent offenses
- A conviction on your driving record
- Automatic Driver’s License Suspension
- Automatic Surcharge of $250.00 for a period of three years – (in addition to to the fine)
- Increased auto insurance premiums
- SR-22 requirement
Driving While License Suspended
Texas traffic laws are complex as they relate to your driver’s license. Often times individuals that are charged with Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) do not know or understand why their license is suspended. In addition to our legal representation on the underlying offense we will help our clients understand the cause of their suspension and help them establish a plan for restoring their driving eligibility. Reach out to our legal team at Berlof & Newton, P.C. to see how we can help protect your driving record! Call us today at (214) 827-2800. Factors that Can Affect the Fines The State Wants You to Pay The fines imposed by the court the offense of Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) vary from court to court, taking into consideration current driving record and prior offenses.
Keep in mind that if you simply pay the ticket it will be reported on your driving record and you will be an assessed an automatic surcharge ($250.00 a year over a period of three years) plus automatic license suspension. It is of the utmost importance that the offense of Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) be taken seriously and handled properly so as to avoid excessive costs and snow ball effect that go along with a driver’s license suspension. After you receive a traffic ticket for Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) you have a limited amount of time to respond to the court. Each jurisdiction has a different time period for which you are to respond. If you fail to respond timely, the court will issue a warrant for your arrest. If your ticket is past due and a warrant has been issued for your arrest, we can still help by posting a bond to lift your traffic ticket warrant.
Do not simply pay the fine amount to lift the warrant. Simply paying the fine to lift a warrant will result in a conviction negatively impacting your driving record, resulting in automatic surcharges and additional license suspension. Retain Experienced Legal Representation Today Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) tickets can result in dire consequences to your driving record.
Your insurance premiums can go up, and you may will receive an additional license suspension. If you have been issued a traffic ticket or have been arrested for Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) you need experienced legal help.The attorneys at Berlof & Newton, P.C. have a combined 40 years of legal experience representing traffic ticket offenders in all courts throughout the DFW metroplex. Do not just simply pay your traffic ticket – protect your driving record and your bank account by contacting the experienced legal team at Berlof & Newton, P.C.!! Call (214) 827-2800