Defending You Against Felony and Misdemeanor Charges
If you were charged with driving without a license in Ocala, Gainesville or any of the surrounding areas of Florida, we can help. The Law Offices of Jorge Luis Colón, P.A., is proud to protect the constitutional rights of our clients. Our law firm is committed to the zealous representation of clients charged with a wide range of felonies and misdemeanors, including driving without a license or driving on a suspended or revoked license.
Penalties for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked
If you are convicted of driving while license suspended/revoked (DWLS/R), you will face the following legal consequences:
|Second offense within five years||
|Third offense within five years||
Elements the State Must Prove in Order to Convict You
According to Florida Statute 322.34(2), the state must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt in order to convict you of driving while your license was suspended, revoked or canceled:
- You drove a motor vehicle on a highway in Florida.
- Your license was suspended, revoked or canceled at the time.
- You were aware at the time that your license had been suspended, revoked or canceled.
According to Florida Statute 322.03, the state must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt in order to convict you of driving without a valid license:
- You drove a motor vehicle upon a highway in Florida.
- You did not have a valid driver's license recognized by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles of the state of Florida at the time.
Talk to a Gainesville Attorney for a Suspended License
If you are facing charges of driving on a suspended or revoked license, do not talk to the police without a lawyer. Contact our office immediately for a free initial consultation. Call the Law Offices of Jorge Luis Colón, P.A., at 352-484-1845 or toll free at 888-459-5051, or send us an e-mail. We are ready to help you protect your rights and navigate this intimidating and difficult process.