Understanding The Common Yet Serious Offense of Driving While Suspended With The Law Offices of Erik Nicholson.
Driving While Suspended citations and arrests are extremely common in Washington and Clackamas County. You might be pulled over for a minor traffic infraction, but when law enforcement scans your license plate they discover that you are a suspended driver which will lead to an arrest. The initial reason your license was suspended will greatly impact the outcome of your Driving While Suspended case. Erik Nicholson has experience in Driving While Suspended cases, and has been successful in helping his clients get their licenses reinstated and charges reduced.
Some common reasons for a Suspended License include:
- Breath test failure or breath test refusal after a DUII arrest.
- Any DUII conviction.
- Most motor vehicle related convictions such as Hit & Run or Reckless Driving.
- Possession of a Controlled Substance aka “PCS” conviction.
- Failure to Appear for a court date.
- Many other reasons.
If you are unsure why your license is suspended, contact Erik Nicholson so he can diagnose the situation and develop a game plan to get your license back ASAP. Depending on why your license is suspended, you will be charged with a Violation, a Class A Misdemeanor or a Felony.
Washington and Clackamas County DA’s prosecute Driving While Suspended crimes aggressively!
They will seek extremely high fines and jail time. We have an extensive track record of getting DWS cases dismissed or significantly reduced. Erik Nicholson has a tried and true game plan that often convinces judges and prosecutors to reduce your penalties significantly.
Erik will not only help with your criminal case, he will determine what it takes to reinstate your Oregon drivers license as soon as possible. This is important for so many clients as the inability to drive will negatively impact their job, their family, and their overall livelihood. Erik is prepared to help you work with the DMV and connecting you with insurance industry experts to save you as much money as possible. Our goal is to get you back on the road!
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Erik Nicholson is an experienced defense attorney, serving Oregon for 14 years. If you have been charged with driving with a suspended license, Erik will do everything in his power to help you have the best outcome.