Delaware Driving With A Suspended License Laws
In Delaware it is against the law to drive or operate a motor vehicle if your driver’s license is suspended. A license suspension is typically a result of unresolved traffic violations or repeat traffic or moving violations. If the Department of Motor Vehicle has suspended your drivers license and you are caught driving you will face severe fines, fees, legal penalties and extended license suspension and potentially incarceration. Clearly, a skilled lawyer is necessary in such a situation.
First Offense Penalties
A first offense driving while suspended conviction carries a minimum fine of $500.00 dollars and be imprisoned not less than 30 days nor more than 6 months (that time can be suspended). A second offense within a period of three years carries a minimum fine of $1000.00 and a period of incarceration of 60 days which cannot be suspended.
Common Reasons For License Suspension
- Repeat Traffic Violations
- Subsequent Offense DUI
- Failure To Have Adequate Insurance
- Leaving The Scene of An Accident
Contact a Delaware Driving License Suspension Defense Attorney
If you have been charged of driving with a suspended drivers license in Delaware call The Law Office of Brian J. Chapman at 302-656-2528. You may also contact Mr. Chapman by clicking here. Mr. Chapman has several years experience handling all types of traffic violations in Delaware including Driving While Suspended. He understands the penalties you may face and will fight for you and attempt to get you the most favorable outcome possible.
The Law Office of Brian J. Chapman serves those charged with crimes, misdemeanors, DUI and traffic offenses throughout all counties in Delaware including New Castle County, Kent County & Sussex County. Within these counties he serves all cities, towns & suburbs in Delaware including, but not limited to, Wilmington, Newark, New Castle, Stanton, Newport, Bear, Glasgow, Middletown, Smyrna, Dover, Milford, Seaford, Georgetown, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach & Fenwick Island.