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Bloomfield Driving with a Suspended License Lawyers

Traffic Attorney with Offices in Newark, New Jersey

Bloomfield Driving While Suspended Attorneys NJOne of the most common traffic offenses in New Jersey is driving with a suspended license. That’s because many people continue to drive even after their licenses have been suspended. Given the demands of earning a paycheck and getting to work every day, it might not be possible for you to avoid driving. Unfortunately, NJ law enforcement take this kind of traffic violation very seriously. Moreover, New Jersey prosecutors won’t hesitate to seek maximum penalties in these kinds of cases. Repeat offenders could even be looking at jail time. That’s why it is crucial for you to speak with an experienced traffic defense lawyer.

The Tormey Law Firm is a traffic defense team with lawyers who understand the New Jersey traffic system. We have extensive experienced defending clients against traffic offenses like driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, and reckless driving. Travis J. Tormey, the firm’s founding partner, appears in courts throughout Essex County, NJ, including East Orange, Maplewood, and Montclair. Additionally, the firm’s litigation team includes a former NJ county and municipal prosecutor who regularly handled traffic cases. Now she defends clients against these same traffic charges.

If you or a loved one has been cited for driving with a suspended license in Essex County or anywhere else in New Jersey, the Tormey Law Firm can help. Call us today at 201-654-3464 to discuss your case and start your defense.

N.J.S.A. 39:3-40: Penalties for Driving with a Suspended License in Irvington, NJ

Whether your license has been suspended for a DWI offense, possession of controlled substances in a motor vehicle, or failure to comply with a child support order, it is imperative that you consult with an experienced attorney because the penalties can be severe. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 39:3-40, the penalties for driving with a suspended license include additional license suspension, heavy fines, and potential jail time.

First Offense:

  • License Suspension: Up to 6 months tacked on to the driver’s license suspension period
  • Fine: $500

First Offense (if Suspension is for DWI):

  • Jail: 10–90 days in the county jail
  • License Suspension: 1–2 years
  • Fine: $500

Second Offense:

  • Jail: 1–5 days in the county jail
  • License Suspension: Up to 6 months
  • Fine: $750

Third Offense:

  • Jail: 10 days in the county jail
  • License Suspension: Up to 6 months
  • Fine: $1,000

Contact a Newark Driving with a Suspended License Attorney

You need to take a driving while suspended charge seriously because the penalties are severe. The traffic defense team at the Tormey Law Firm can help you fight these charges and avoid the most serious penalties. Our traffic attorneys have helped countless clients in Essex County avoid extended suspensions of their drivers’ licenses. Call us day or night at 201-654-3464 to discuss your case, or email us to schedule a free consultation at our office in Newark, New Jersey.

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