One of the most important aspects of being a criminal defense attorney is to make sure that my client is aware of and understands the collateral consequences a criminal conviction can have for them. It can have a ripple effect for many reasons, and one of the most important, for many of my clients, is the effect such can have on their privilege to drive.
Florida, like many states, will suspend a person’s driver’s license if the person is convicted of certain types of criminal charges. The key word in this determination is ‘conviction’, which basically means that the court has adjudicated you guilty of a particular crime.The following are a few of the criminal offenses that a conviction will cause a suspension of your license by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles:
If you are under suspicion for committing one of the listed criminal offenses above, or any criminal offense, please give us our office a call to discuss your legal rights, and how our office can be of assistance to you.