Our staff of skilled criminal defense attorneys works diligently to save your driving privileges. We know that losing your license can be a substantial hardship on you and your family and may even threaten your livelihood. The attorneys at Ernst & Associates have more than 25 years of experience addressing license suspension issues and their collateral consequences. We have successfully worked with the courts and government agencies to clear up the underlying causes of the suspension or revocation.
Driving on a suspended license in Ohio is a crime. Depending on the nature of your suspension, you may be facing serious misdemeanor or even felony charges.
A driver’s license can be suspended for various reasons in Ohio:
A driver can even receive a lifetime driver’s license suspension as the result of a vehicular homicide or manslaughter. Driving while you have a lifetime suspension is a felony and is punishable by a term in state prison.
As in all criminal cases, the burden of proof falls on the prosecution. Ernst & Associates’ experienced Ohio license suspension attorneys can help you defeat these serious charges. We can provide affirmative defenses as well as fight the underlying suspension.
Even if your license remains suspended, Ernst & Associate can help you seek a hardship license. Ohio provides for limited driving privileges under certain circumstances: