Drivers’ licenses can be suspended for any number of reasons such as accumulating too many moving violations, getting a DUI or even failing to pay child support. In other words, having a suspended license is usually a penalty for something.
As a result, when drivers with suspended licenses are subsequently caught driving, the resulting charges and penalties can be harsh — and having the help of an experienced defense lawyer like attorney James L. Finegan will be essential to successfully resolving these charges.
When someone is accused of driving on a revoked or suspended license in Colorado, the charges they face will usually be driving under restraint (DUR), with the specific nature and severity of the charges depending on whether alcohol and/or drug impairment was involved in the initial revocation.
Specifically, for DUR charges where the reason for your suspension or restraintdoes not involve alcohol or drug impairment, the potential penalties upon conviction can include:
In the event your original revocation or restraintdoes involve alcohol and/or drug impairment, the potential penalties upon conviction for DUR can include:
If you have been charged with driving on a suspended license,attorney James L. Finegan is here for you, ready to craft you the strongest possible defense. Since 1980, James L. Finegan has been providing aggressive legal advocacy and effective defense services to those accused of various traffic and other criminal offenses.
To learn more about your defense options and how Denver attorney James L. Finegan can help you, attend a free, no-obligation case evaluation with him, schedule this meeting now by calling(303) 980-5511. You can also send an email via the contact form on this page.