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Have You Been Charged With Driving on a Suspended Revoked or Cancelled License in Arizona?
There are several reasons your driver’s license may be suspended. Unfortunately, in some cases, you aren’t aware of this suspension until after you have been pulled over. To commit the crime of driving on a suspended, revoked or cancelled License a person must drive a motor vehicle on a public highway when the person’s privilege to drive a motor vehicle is suspended, revoked or cancelled and is usually sentenced as a class 1 misdemeanor.
A person who drives a motor vehicle on a public highway when the person’s privilege to drive a motor vehicle is restricted, suspended, revoked, disqualified, canceled or refused for a violation of section Implied Consent Refusal, Extreme DUI or Aggravated DUI, DUI, or as a result of a conviction for an act in another jurisdiction that if committed in this state is a violation of section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor and shall be sentenced to serve at least forty-eight consecutive hours in jail. A judge shall not grant probation, pardon, commutation or suspension of sentence or release on any basis other than on the condition that the person serves at least forty-eight consecutive hours in jail.
A person who drives a motor vehicle on a public highway when the person’s privilege to do so is suspended pursuant to either section failure to pay civil penalty or a mandatory suspension is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor. For a first conviction under this subsection, the court shall impose a fine of at least three hundred dollars, except that on proper evidence of payment of a civil penalty imposed by the court for the original civil violation that resulted in the suspension, the court shall impose a fine of at least fifty dollars. For a second or subsequent conviction under this subsection within one year after the date of the first conviction, the court shall impose a fine of at least five hundred dollars. A judge shall not grant probation to or suspend any part or all of the imposition or execution of a sentence required by this subsection, except on the condition that the person pay not less than the stated fine. A judge shall not dismiss an action brought under this subsection only because the defendant has paid the civil penalty that resulted in the suspension.
You Could Be Facing An Additional Suspension Term.
In some cases there may be an extension ordered for the period of the suspension. Usually this extension is no longer than one year from the date the person would otherwise be entitled to apply for a new license if the conviction was for a charge of driving a vehicle while the driver license privilege of the person was suspended. If you have a commercial driver’s license and the MVD receives a record of the conviction of a charge of driving a commercial motor vehicle while the person was disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle, the department shall promptly extend the period of the disqualification for not more than one year from the date the person would otherwise have been eligible to apply for a new commercial driver license. If the MVD receives a record of the conviction of a person on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while the person’s driver license privilege was cancelled, the department shall promptly suspend the person’s driver license privilege for a period of not less than: Three months for the first conviction and six months for a second or subsequent conviction.
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The Law Offices of Alex Lane, PLC strives to help relieve your anxiety. Alex Lane and his staff know how to fight criminal charges. We understand how stressful this experience is and we are committed to answering all of your questions and keeping you informed of all aspects of your case. Alex Lane has a long history of fighting criminal cases.
Attorney Alex Lane worked as a prosecutor for three years. Much of his time was spent in the Vehicular Crimes Bureau in the Major Crimes Division of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. This division focused on the most serious felony DUI cases, most of which involved serious injury or death. As such, Mr. Lane was involved in a large number of serious cases.
In addition, Mr. Lane has attended numerous seminars put on for law enforcement personnel and prosecuting attorneys. Many of these seminars discussed investigative tactics and trial techniques, and strategies of prosecutor. Because of this extensive experience, Mr. Lane has a complete understanding of how the police and prosecutors work, and can bring this experience to the table to defend you in your case.
Alex Lane is committed to putting his experience to use and getting you the best results possible and has the experience you need for a strong defense.
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