Habitual Traffic Offenses
In Florida, the designation of a habitual traffic offender carries with it a stiff penalties and severe punishments. We encourage you to contact a Marco Island and Naples habitual traffic offenses defense lawyer at our office before suffering serious consequences.
In certain situations, if a driver accumulates enough points on his or her license, he or she risks being classified as a habitual traffic offender. To be classified as a repeat offender, you need to accumulate 15 moving violations or three serious convictions for crimes such as DUI, operating a vehicle with a suspended license or vehicular manslaughter.
The penalty for being labeled a habitual traffic offender is a five-year driver’s license suspension. If you are caught driving while under this designation it could be charged as a third-degree felony conviction and would carry a potential five-year prison sentence and a $5,000 fine.
Do not face this designation alone. Let one of our skilled criminal defense lawyers advocate on your behalf and work toward protecting your driving privileges.
Habitual Traffic Offender Attorneys
If you have received a notification from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, or have one or more traffic violations of a serious nature, it is important to get your lawyer involved immediately. At The Law Offices of Hodge and Snyder, we understand what steps need to be taken to protect you from reaching habitual traffic offender status.
As your lawyers, we can honestly assess your driving record and advise you on your best course of action. If you have already been designated, we can work with the DMV on your behalf to see if any of your previous convictions can be reduced or dismissed. Trust us to aggressively protect your driving privileges.
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