Your license has been revoked, but that doesn’t change the fact that you have responsibilities and day-to-day needs for transportation. You still have to get to work. You still have to pick the kids up from school or practice. You still have to get groceries, go to the doctor, make deliveries or do a thousand other things that require a car.
The choice between obeying the law and managing your life is not an easy one.
At the Richardson Law Firm, PLLC in Durham, we work with people every day that have been forced to make difficult decisions in the wake of a license suspension or revocation. It is vitally important for you to know that a conviction on DWLR (Driving While License Revoked) is considered a class one misdemeanor and carries a potential sentence of 120 days in jail. Facing this kind of penalty, it is important to have a trusted advisor on your side.
North Carolina’s traffic violations penalties can often be swift and harsh, often leaving people with a license suspension and little option for getting around. If you are ticketed and forget to pay, then you could be facing a year or more without a license for a second ticket. Even a seatbelt violation can, under the right circumstances, lead to a permanent revocation of your license.
Obviously, the best choice is to work with an attorney before a traffic violation ever reaches this point, but if you have had your license suspended and you have been caught driving without a license, you are potentially facing jail time. Now is the time to get the legal counsel you need!
Our founding lawyer, Kathy Williams Richardson, has worked in service of North Carolina residents for 25+ years, and we put that experience to work for you. We help you find options to avoid serious and lasting consequences, explore ways to get your license back and break the cycle of violations and revocations.
It is critical to understand that trying to handle your own traffic violation or driving while license revoked case without the help of any lawyer can be extremely hazardous. Without the benefit of years of knowledge and experience, you can make things much worse, leading to a permanent criminal record, an extended revocation and even time in jail.
Our office can help you break the cycle of violations and get on the path to recovering your license, but you have to take the first step. The longer you wait to get legal counsel the harder it can be to recover your rights and privileges.
If you have been charged with a driving while license revoked (DWLR) violation call our office at 919-680-2300, or reach us online.