Driving with a Revoked License

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Driving with a revoked license is a very serious traffic offense in the state of Illinois. There are many reasons why your Illinois driver’s license might be revoked.

Some common types of license revocation include:

  • Dui revocation
  • Excessive moving violations revocation
  • Street racing revocation
  • Committing a felony while in possession of a motor vehicle revocation

Once your driver’s license is revoked for one or more of the above mentioned reasons, you need to speak to an experienced Aurora criminal defense attorney to discuss your options.

Facing charges for driving with a revoked license? Contact our firm today at (630) 901-8700 for a free phone consultation.

Penalties for Driving with a Revoked License

Driving While License Revoked (DWLR) is a considered a class A misdemeanor.

Penalties are serious and may include one or more of the following:

  • Up to one year in county jail
  • Fines and cost of $2,500.00
  • Probation
  • Public service work
  • Driver safety school

Further, if you are convicted of DWLR, it can adversely affect your ability to apply for reinstatement of your license or a restricted driving permit from the Illinois Secretary of State. For many individuals who had their license originally revoked for DUI and had a previous DWLR conviction, yet continue to drive on a revoked license, the State's Attorneys Office can elect to charge this matter as a class four felony.

Contact The Law Offices of David Lee for Outstanding Legal Representation

DWLR is a very severe offense. Prosecutors and judges take DWLR charges very seriously, as they view this as a complete disregarded for the law and the authority of the Illinois Secretary of State. If charged with DWLR, you can not only be sentenced to a considerable amount of jail time, it may also adversely affect your ability to apply for driver’s license reinstatement. At The Law Offices of David Lee, our experienced Aurora criminal defense attorney can provide you with advice on how to address your pending DWLR case. We offer outstanding legal representation with more than 15 years of combined experience behind us.

Call our firm today at (630) 901-8700 to find out how we can help you with your criminal traffic offense charges.

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