A person can be charged with Operation After Suspension or Revocation for operating a motor vehicle during a period of suspension after being notified by the Department of Motor Vehicles of that suspension. A person who is found guilty of this offense is guilty of a violation and can be fined a minimum of $250.00 for a first offense and $500.00 for a subsequent offense.
Any person who is found guilty of Operation After Suspension after being convicted of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)/Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)/Driving Under the Influence (DUI), or Negligent Homicide, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and sentenced to imprisonment for a period of not less than 7 consecutive days to be served within 6 months of the conviction, as well as a fine of not less than $1,000.00, and that person's operating privileges can be revoked for an additional year. No minimum sentence can be suspended by the Court.
If you are charged with Operation After Suspension, you need an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney to represent you immediately. A person convicted of this offense is guilty of a major motor vehicle offense, could face jail time, and can pay heavy fines. The criminal defense lawyers at Wilson, Bush & Keefe have the proven record of success to defend you when you need it the most.