Can't get a license because of epilepsy. I got in an accident with no license no insurance.

Asked over 2 years ago - Gulfport, MS

Would like to know the likely hood of going to jail . This is my second offense. If I go to jail I lose my health insurance and wouldn't be able to afford doctor visits .

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  1. Paul Michael Veillon

    Contributor Level 12


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    Answered . It is imperative that you contact a criminal defense attorney for a consultation regarding this question and do not discuss it further in public, even anonymously on Avvo.

    If this is your "second offense," the Court's orders - if any - regarding your first "offense" are extremely important, as are the laws and regulations in your state.

    You simply cannot drive without a license and insurance. Really. I know it's a headache, really, but medical driving restrictions are extremely serious. They are generally put in place so that innocent people and you do not die.

    The answer above is not legal advice, and I'm not your lawyer. At best, it's a hint in the right direction.... more
  2. Lars A. Lundeen


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Your criminal defense attorney will be in the best position to advise you about the prospects of jail. You need to stop driving a car if you are not able to get a license.

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    Mr. Lundeen is licensed to practice law in Florida and Vermont. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Lundeen strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state in order to ensure proper advice is received.

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