Legal Question in Traffic Law in Maryland

What is the likelihood of your driving license being revoked or suspended for driving without insurance in MD. even if this is your first offense?

Asked on 4/01/13, 3:45 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

William Welch William L. Welch, III Attorney

MVA has administrative authority over a person's drivers license, which is a separate proceeding from traffic offenses in court. However, certain results in court might trigger points being assessed against a person's drivers license by the MVA. Peantert too many points, and MVA will move to suspend or revoke your drivers license. An attorney can assist you with evaluating the prosecution's case, any defenses that you might have, and any plea offer that might be made, so that you can decide whether to plea bargain or go to trial. If you were to be found guilty, then an attorney can assist you with presenting mitigation, allocution, and a recommendation for a more lenient sentence. and a recommendation for a more lenient sentence. Consider seeking a confidential consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Beware that online posts are not confidential. If somehow the prosecution were to find your post, then it might be used in evidence against you.

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Answered on 4/01/13, 5:44 pm

Jason Cleckner Law Office of Jason Cleckner, LLC

It carries 5 points, so if that brings your total to over 8 (suspension) or over 12 (revocation), you could lose your license.

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Answered on 4/02/13, 7:33 am

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