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Kalamazoo Driving On a Suspended License Attorney

If your driver’s license has been suspended, and you operate a motor vehicle anyway, you can face extremely serious criminal penalties. Under state law, driving on a suspended license is treated the same as driving without a license, and it is critical that you do everything you can to fight back if you are accused of driving on a suspended license in Kalamazoo. Grabel & Associates is a firm committed to doing whatever it takes to protect you or your loved one, and we know what it takes to win in driver’s license related cases. Whatever it takes to get you back on the road and help you avoid additional penalties, our team is ready to get it done. As police and prosecutors try to build a case against you, it is essential that you fight back with a qualified DL lawyer in Kalamazoo. Our team is available 24/7 to begin providing you with legal advice, and we will not rest until everything has been done to defend you throughout every stage of your case. Before attempting to take any action in your case, get in touch with our firm and let us guide you through what to say and do. We are ready to start putting our proven tactics to work in your case now.

Trial lawyer Scott Grabel has spent over 15 years providing premier defense to clients in driver’s license cases, and knows what it takes to protect your best interests. Along with the rest of our qualified trial attorneys, Scott Grabel will do everything possible to earn you a favorable outcome in your case. If you have been accused of driving on a suspended license, you need to act quickly to secure a talented legal representative. With your license already suspended, a judge will not likely view your case favorably, and it is critical that you work with a lawyer who ensures your right to be viewed as innocent is respected, and that you have every opportunity to tell your side of the story. Contact our firm now by calling 1-800-342-7896 or contact our team online to learn more about our proven approach to Kalamazoo suspended license defense. Don’t let additional accusations lead to lengthened penalties, a more severe sentence, or other extreme punishment. Our attorneys are ready to start helping you in your fight for justice right away.

Kalamazoo Lawyer for Driving on a Suspended License

The Michigan Vehicle Code covers cases involving operating a vehicle with a suspended, revoked, or denied license, as well as operating a vehicle without ever applying for a license. According to Section 257.904, anyone whose operator’s license, also known as a driver’s license, has been suspended or revoked, or whose application for a license has been denied, or who has never submitted a driver’s license application, may not operate a motor vehicle in any place open to the public or generally open to motor vehicles. Additionally, a person shall not knowingly allow someone with a suspended license or without a license to operate his or her motor vehicle.

If you have been accused of driving on a suspended license or allowing your vehicle to be used by someone who does not have a valid license, contact our driver’s license defense team now. Let us protect you from the serious penalties that could result if you are convicted, and guide you to a beneficial case outcome.

Criminal Penalties for Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License

If convicted of driving on a suspended license, you will face all of the following in addition to other penalties you may already be facing as a result of the initial offense.

  • For a first offense, up to 93 days in jail and a $500 fine.
  • For a second or subsequent offense, up to 1 year behind bars and a $1,000 fine.
  • For offenses resulting in serious injury to another person, up to 5 years behind bars, a $5,000 fine, and a felony record.
  • For offenses resulting in the death of another person, up to 15 years behind bars, a $10,000 fine, and a felony record.

DWLS Defense in Kalamazoo

Our lawyers know how to deal with false accusations, violations of your rights, simple misunderstandings, and other legal situations, and are always available to begin answering the questions you have about your unique case. We understand that every case is different, which is why we will take the time to review every aspect of your unique case without you before guiding you through the steps you need to take in order to protect yourself. Our proven results show why we are trusted statewide and nationally to provide clients with exceptional defense representation.

Contact Grabel & Associates for 24/7 Driving Without a License Defense

Protect yourself from conviction for driving without a valid license right now by calling 1-800-342-7896 or by contacting Grabel & Associates online. We are always ready to begin defending your best interests.

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.