Operating Motor Vehicle With Registration Suspended

Operating Motor Vehicle With Registration Suspended

Defending Against Operating Motor Vehicle With Registration Suspended

The criminal defense attorneys at Simons Law Office routinely and successfully represent people charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

The prosecution bears the burden of showing that your registration was revoked or suspended, that you were driving, and that you knew that your registration was revoked or suspended.  Sometimes people don’t realize that a lapse due to a late payment, or because of a notice lost in the mail, that their registration was suspended.  Innocent mistakes can cause good people to end up in criminal court.

We are often able to get charges of Operating Motor Vehicle With Registration Suspended dismissed in court.  When we are retained before the first court date, many times we have been successful in not only a dismissal, but actually keeping the charge itself from our clients’ criminal record.

Penalties For Operating Motor Vehicle With Registration Suspended

A conviction for Operating Motor Vehicle With Registration Suspended can lead to 10 days in jail, and a fine of up to $1,000.  For a second offense, a conviction will lead to a minimum jail sentence of 60 days, and up to a year in the county jail.

Hiring the right attorney can make the difference between a dismissal and a conviction.  Call us today at 781-797-0555 for a free phone consultation.

Source:

G.L. c. 90, sec 23

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