» Florida Habitual Driver’s License Suspension Can Be Undone

Florida Habitual Driver’s License Suspension Can Be Undone

Lakeland, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 1, 2013 – A habitual driver’s license (HTO) suspension may be reversed. Speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

“If you’re about to have your driver’s license suspended, contact my office right away, before you attend traffic court. There are ways to avoid losing your license for five years and I can help you with that process. Or, if you are under a Florida HTO suspension, I can tell you if you qualify to get your full license back or assist you in getting a hardship driver’s license,” outlined Thomas Grajek, a Lakeland criminal defense attorney.

A habitual traffic offender is one who, over a five-year period, has garnered three or more convictions. Those convictions may include, but are not limited to: DUI, driving with a suspended license, involuntary or voluntary manslaughter in the operation of a vehicle, failure to stop and offer aid after an injury or fatal accident, and racking up 15 convictions for moving traffic offenses. “Offenses committed in another state also count towards a five-year HTO suspension,” added Grajek.

For drivers that have been arrested driving while their license is suspended for being a habitual traffic offender, they face up to five years in prison for a third degree felony. “In short, if in any five-year time frame, you get three traffic convictions, you lose your Florida driver’s license for five years,” Grajek explained.

Is it possible to undo a five-year habitual traffic offender’s license suspension? “In some instances, yes, it is,” said Grajek. “I may be able to file a motion with the court, asking them to withhold judgment on a civil case, such as driving with license suspended. That would remove the 5-year suspension and you would have full driving privileges.”

The ability of a criminal defense lawyer to undo a five year habitual traffic offender’s license suspension largely depends on what offences they have been convicted of. “Never assume you are out of luck. Call me first and we can discuss your situation,” he added.

For more information about Polk County DUI lawyer Thomas Grajek, go to http://www.flcrimedefense.com/ or call 863-688-4606.

Thomas C. Grajek
206 Easton Drive, Suite 102
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863.688.4606


View Larger Map

  • Medical marijuana amendment fails in Florida, pot still illegal to possess. What defenses do you have to a possession of cannabis case?
    Florida’s medical marijuana amendment did not pass yesterday in the election.  Even though a majority of the voters voted in favor of passing the medical marijuana amendment, receiving 58% of the vote, it fell 2% shy needed to pass.  In 2006, Florida voters decided all constitutional amendments needed a “super majority” to pass (60% instead of 50%). Ironically, that amendment that now requires a super majority, only passed with 57.8% of the vote.  Whether or not the issue is placed back on the ballot is unknown at this time.  John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan who spearheaded the campaign had previously […]
  • How do I get my mugshot off the internet? Feds may help, but for now you must seal or expunge your arrest record.
    As a criminal record sealing and expunging lawyer, many people call me because they need to get their mugshot off the internet because they can not find a job or obtain housing because of their criminal background.  For now, you must seal or expunge your record to get your mugshot off the sheriff’s webpage.  You also must be eligible.  I often have people call and say “the sheriff or judge told me the arrest would be off my record because the charge was dropped.”  This is INCORRECT!  You must take the additional step and seal or expunge your record.  You […]
  • Woman arrested for DUI while wearing a "Hello Kitty" costume. Drink responsibly and be safe this Halloween!
    Halloween is almost here and that means candy, costumes, and parties.  Remember to be safe and responsible.  There are a lot of children out on the streets Trick-or-Treating and drinking and driving at this time of year can be dangerous.  Already, on Sunday a woman in Maine was arrested while dressed as “Hello Kitty”.  She was stopped for allegedly driving in the wrong lane.  It was not clear whether the driver was wearing the Hello Kitty head pictured below found in the car:   The driver refused the breath test.  In Florida, the police are not allowed to request a […]

See other news sources publishing this article. BETA | Tags: , , , , ,



Get headlines from Law Firm Newswire sent right to your inbox.

* indicates required