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Driving Without a License Attorney in Clinton Township

Operating a motor vehicle without a valid license is a very serious offense, which can result from a number of unique situations. While in some cases a defendant simply chooses to drive without a license, there are other common situations, which can also lead to charges of driving without a license. Joyriding, driving after a license suspension or revocation, or driving on a restricted license are all similar offenses, which can be grouped into this category, and all require an exceptional defense. No matter what type of driving without a license charge you are facing, our Clinton Township driver’s license lawyers are available now to start working with you. We are recognized as a leader in criminal defense, and have the skill and experience necessary to guide you to a great result in your case. Contact us now no matter how far along in the defense process you are. We are available to fight for you during investigation, trial, or even throughout a driver’s license restoration case.

Trial attorney Scott Grabel has been committed to defending Michigan’s accused for over a decade, and along with the rest of our talented team, will deliver exceptional defense as you battle back against driving without a license accusations. Our 24/7-defense approach demonstrates our dedication to always being available to answer clients’ questions and help alleviate some of the stress that can result from the unknowns of the legal process. We will do everything we can to not only help you achieve the best case result, but to help you have the best possible experience as you go through the steps you need to take to earn that result.

Call or contact us online now for a free initial case consultation. Our team is ready to start guiding you through your case.

Charged With Driving Without a License in Clinton, MI

According to Michigan law, anyone who drives without a license, after their license has expired or been suspended, whose application has been denied, or who has never applied for a driver’s license is guilty of a misdemeanor offense. In addition, anyone who knowingly allows their vehicle to be operated by a person who does not have a valid license can also face misdemeanor charges.

If you have past offenses on record, or if your driving without a license leads to property damage or injury, you can face much more serious charges and even possible felony conviction. It is crucial that anyone who has been accused of operating a vehicle without a license in Clinton contact an experienced attorney immediately. Our lawyers are available now to begin defending you in your misdemeanor or felony case.

Penalties for Driving Without a License in Clinton Township

If you are convicted of driving without a license in Clinton Township, you could be sentenced to jail time, fines, and other possible penalties, according to Michigan driver’s license law. For a first offense you could spend up to 93 days behind bars, and pay a fine of up to $500. If you already have a conviction on record, you could face up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. Causing injury to another person while driving without a license could lead to felony conviction and a sentence of up to 5 years in prison along with a mandatory fine of as much as $5,000. Causing death while driving without a valid license can lead to up to 15 years in prison and a fine of $10,000.

Vehicle immobilization, license sanctions, and other penalties can also result in any Clinton driving without a license case.

Our Approach to DWLS and Driving Without a License Charges

When a person is accused of operating a vehicle without a license, there are a number of different defenses, which can be successful, dependent on the specifics of the case. Additionally, there are certain sentencing options that can be pursued, and working with an attorney may help you stay out of jail and escape your case with a fine. Our lawyers will look at every option with you, and fight for a case dismissal, lighter charge or sentence, or other favorable result after consulting with you and analyzing your specific case. Contact us now to get started.

Contact Grabel & Associates for Proven Driver’s License Defense

Our proven results show why clients statewide trust us to deliver great result in driving without a license cases. Contact our Clinton, MI law firm now at 1-800-342-7896 for a free case consultation 24/7, or contact our team online to get started.

Client Reviews

If you are reading these reviews you are about to make a decision that will have a large impact on the rest of your life. I choose Grabel and Associates to represent me in my case and I could not have been more satisfied with the level of professionalism and dedication to their clients. I had the opportunity to meet and work with multiple lawyers in the practice all of which showcased a vast knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the legal system. When you choose Scott Grabel to represent you will open yourself up to all of his resources. Depending on your case Grabel knows experts in all fields. I worked with polygraph examiners, investigators, and forensics experts. Grabel and Associates will defend without prejudice of innocence or guilt. Scott Grabel was able to lead me through every step of the process with great communication the whole way. I would recommend Scott Grabel and Associates to my friends, family and anyone who is in need of representation. B. A.
Best attorney in state of Michigan. Caring and a true friend. Scott was with us every step of the way. He fought for a great injustice for our son and was able to provide an outcome that gave his life back. L. A.
Scott and his firm did an awesome job representing a family member of mine, I would highly recommend him and his firm! They were extremely reliable, trustworthy and very informative and did a great job with the case. I couldn't be happier with the results that we received, I can't speak highly enough about the great job he did. If you are thinking about using his firm, I would highly recommend, I would definitely use his firm again if needed, he is an a great attorney with a great firm, you won't be disappointed! M. F.