If you receive a citation for driving without a valid driver’s license in Ohio, you may need assistance straightening out the suspension that has resulted in the charge against you. Gregory B. Mathews has worked with unlicensed and suspended drivers in a wide range of issues. He would be happy to serve you in order to help you clear up the problems that have led to your license being suspended or revoked. ¬†There are several reasons why a person may receive a suspended license in Ohio. A few examples are set forth below.

You must be aware, that driving while under a suspended license or under an OVI or DUI suspension is a serious offense. It is a misdemeanor of the first degree, with penalties up to 6 months in jail and up to $1,000.00 and additional suspensions to your license. Multiple violations for driving under a suspension will result in your car possibly being immobilized or even seized by the State of Ohio. Further, additional suspensions shall be imposed.

DRIVING UNDER A DUI OR OVI SUSPENSION
Penalties up to 6 months Р1 year in jail,  $250 Р$2,500 in fines, and one year license suspension

DRIVING WITHOUT INSURANCE / OHIO FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENT
Penalties of 0 days – 180 days in jail, and up to $1,000 fine
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License Suspensions
First Offense: 90 Days with driving privileges and $75 reinstatement
Second Offense (in 5 Years): 1 Year with driving privileges after 15 days and $250 reinstatement
Third Offense (in 5 Years): 2 Years with no driving privileges and $500 reinstatement

DRIVING UNDER FRA SUSPENSION OR CANCELLATION
Penalties up to 6 months in jail, $1,000 fine, and one year license suspension

DRIVING UNDER 12 POINT SUSPENSION

Misdemeanor  of 1st degree, up to 6 months in jail and 6 points on BMV records

OTHER COMMON LICENSE VIOLATIONS INCLUDE

Failer to Display License

Failure to Display License

Druving without a license

Driving without a mortocycle license

Driving under cancelled license

Driving under Judgment Suspension

Failure to reinstate license

Wrongful entrustment of motor vehicle