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Driving on a Revoked License

Still Driving Even Though Your License Has Been Revoked?

For the past 30 years, I have been providing traffic defense for people who have been arrested for driving while their license was suspended or revoked (DWLS/DWLR) in Lake County, Illinois. If you have been arrested for driving while suspended or revoked, you will need an attorney who is skilled at handling such matters in your corner.

The consequences for a DWLS or DWLR can be serious and include jail time. In most cases, DWLS and DWLR is a class A misdemeanor (the legal equivalent of a DUI). For multiple offenders, aggravated DWLR is a felony.

Don’t hesitate. Contact me now for a free consultation.

More than 73,000 people were arrested for driving on suspended and revoked licenses in 1999, according to a 2001 press release from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. Illinois is among the states that have the toughest penalties for DUI and for habitual offenders.

You need a strong, straightforward and effective lawyer to represent you if you have been charged with DWLS or DWLR. I have a thorough understanding of traffic law and am also well-versed in how to defend you.

Driving on a revoked license (DWLR) and driving on a suspended license (DWLS) are both class A misdemeanors — yet there are big differences between the two traffic charges. License privileges are restored at the end of the suspension period and with the payment of a reinstatement fee to the Illinois Secretary of State. However, a revoked license is different in that no amount of time will pass for you to be automatically reinstated — you have to go through the reinstatement process.

Also, although initially a misdemeanor offense, depending on the reason you were initially revoked and how many times you have been caught driving while revoked, you could end up being charged with a felony and spend some time in jail.

Direct. Focused. Compassionate.

You are going through a challenging time, and I will work to help you through it. I will sit down with you, explore your options and let you know what to expect. You can be reassured that I will represent you to the fullest extent of the law and seek to get your charges reduced or help you obtain a driver’s permit if possible.

Schedule a free, confidential consultation about your rights. Contact me online or call me toll-free at (847) 336-3900.

Flat fee for most charges. Credit cards accepted. Conveniently located in Waukegan.

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Mr. Jones was very helpful and professional in resolving my traffic case. Thank you! Benjamin L.
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Hard working lawyer, who cares about his clients and was able to make the best of a horrible situation. Highly recommend. Clayton K.