Kansas Suspended License Q and A
Legal Help with License Suspension
If you have been charged with Driving While Supended you need legal advice from an experienced traffic lawyer, and you need it now. Getting caught driving when your license is suspended is a severe offense in Kansas and has stiff penalties. Even for a first offense, a conviction of driving while suspended carries MANDATORY JAIL TIME. ** Click Here to see the KANSAS LAW.**
License Suspension Frequently asked Questions
Q: I didn't know my license was suspended am I still in Trouble? A: If you are caught driving while suspended, it does not matter if you knew or did not know your license was suspended. Q: Can I really go to Jail? A: If you are convicted, Yes you will have a mandatory five days in jail. Q: How can a Lawyer help? A: Having an Attorney that knows what to do with a Suspended License case is often the difference between Jail Time and just a fine. An experienced attorney can track down why your license was suspended and fix it, then get your license reinstated and avoid a conviction and jail time. Q: Will I have to go to court if I hire an Attorney? A: In many cases, an Attorney can handle a suspended license case without the client ever setting foot inside the courtroom. Q: How much does it cost to hire an attorney? A: Each case is different and presents different challenges to overcome before an attorney can get your license reinstated. Call my office and talk with me directly, I can usually give you a quote over the phone after a little research into your driving history. Q: What are the different punishments for driving on a suspended license? A:It varies widely from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and case to case. Some jurisdictions are more harsh on drivers, others are more lieniant. An experienced attorney can give you insight into your particular circumstance. Q: Can an Attorney keep me out of jail? A: You have an increased chance of staying out of jail if you are represented by an attorney. An attorney can work to get your license reinstated and negotiate an amendment to the charge of Driving while suspended to a lesser charge, that doesn't have mandatory jail time. Q: If my license is not able to be reinstated can an attorney still keep me out of jail? A: You have an increased chance of staying out of jail if you are represented by an attorney. An attorney can work to negotiate an amendment to the charge of Driving while suspended to a lesser charge, that doesn't have mandatory jail time. If the prosecutor is unwilling to negotiate, an attorney can offer up mitigating circumstances to the judge and possibly get get the mandatory jail time suspended.