For anyone accused of a crime, the thought of having a suspended license may seem like no big deal and easy to get around. They may think that if they are extra cautious on the road, how will anyone know that they are not legally permitted to be operating a motor vehicle? Unfortunately, many people find out the hard way that driving with a suspended license is a crime in Wisconsin if you have a second offense or more within three years, no matter what county you are in, and could result in additional criminal charges. In the state of Wisconsin, law currently states that penalties for driving with a suspended license could include the following:
First and foremost, as attorneys, we would advise anyone with a suspended license to stay off the roads. As humans though, we understand that at times we feel invincible and will do as we please. If this is the case and you are pulled over with a suspended license, contact us before making any statements to law enforcement. It does not matter whether or not you have a “good” reason for being behind the wheel, the prosecution will do their best to prove you are guilty. Having an attorney on your side defending and advising you in this critical time could mean a difference in verdicts. To arrange your free consultation with a skilled Wisconsin defense lawyer, please call us today at 608-254-9589 or contact us online.