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Maryland Suspended Drivers License – What You Should Do if You Have been issued a citation for driving on a suspended license in Maryland

Maryland Suspended Drivers License

Call (410) 288-2900 to speak with attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr. and learn about your rights and defenses if you have been charged with driving on a suspended license in Maryland.

Penalty for Driving with a Suspended License in Maryland

A conviction for driving on a suspended license in Maryland can be serious.  You can be put in jail by the judge and receive MVA points that could result in a continued suspension of revocation of your driver’s license.  Contact the Maryland Suspended Drivers License attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at (410) 288-2900 or email Mr. Rice at RiceLawMD@gmail.com

Here are the maximum penalties for driving on a suspended, canceled, revoked, or refused license in Maryland:

Maximum Court Penalties for Driving on Canceled, Suspended, Refused, or Revoked Driver’s License in Maryland (MD):

For a First Offense:

  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (a) Driving on Suspended License: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (b) Driving on Canceled License: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (c) Driving on Suspended License Generally: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (d) Driving on Revoked License: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (e) Driving License Canceled by Other States: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (f) Driving on License Suspended by Other State: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (g) Driving on License Revoked by Other State: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 1 year in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (h) Driving on License Suspended by Certain Provisions: Maximum of $500 fine or 60 days in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (i) Driving on License Suspended by Another State for Failure to Appear in Court or Pay Fine: Maximum of $500 fine or 60 days in jail, or both.

For a Second of Subsequent Offense:

  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (a) Driving on Suspended License: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (b) Driving on Canceled License: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (c) Driving on Suspended License Generally: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (d) Driving on Revoked License: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (e) Driving License Canceled by Other States: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (f) Driving on License Suspended by Other State: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (g) Driving on License Revoked by Other State: Maximum of $1,000 fine or 2 years in jail, or both.
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (h) Driving on License Suspended by Certain Provisions: Maximum of $500 fine or 60 days in jail, or both. (Penalty if same for First Offense)
  • Penalty for violation of 16-303 (i) Driving on License Suspended by Another State for Failure to Appear in Court or Pay Fine: Maximum of $500 fine or 60 days in jail, or both. (Penalty is same for First Offense)

In addition to jail and fines, the Court may also impose court costs, probation, and any special conditions of probation that must be completed during the probationary period.

Below find the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Point consequence for a conviction of the following traffic statutes:

  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (a) Driving on Suspended License: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (b) Driving on Canceled License: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (c) Driving on Suspended License Generally: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (d) Driving on Revoked License: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (e) Driving License Canceled by Other States: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (f) Driving on License Suspended by Other State: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (g) Driving on License Revoked by Other State: 12 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (h) Driving on License Suspended by Certain Provisions: 3 Points
  • MVA Points for violation of 16-303 (i) Driving on License Suspended by Another State for Failure to Appear in Court or Pay Fine: 3 Points

Suspension for Traffic Citation in Maryland

Don’t take your chances before a Judge in Maryland, hire a lawyer that has handled thousands of Maryland license cases in both the District and Circuit Courts in Maryland.

Suspended License in Maryland

Suspended license charges in Maryland has many defenses.  An experienced attorney can be helpful in arguing those defenses before a Judge.  One of the most common defenses is knowledge or lack of knowledge of the suspension. If you did not now you were suspended, then contact our office and we can present a defense on your behalf in Court.  Call the office today at (410) 288-2900 for immediate legal help.

Driving on Suspended License in Maryland

Call the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at (410) 288-2900 for immediate legal help.

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Dundalk, Maryland 21222

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