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St Louis Traffic Ticket Attorney: Why Is A Driving While Suspended Ticket Such A Big Deal?


Mainly because a St Louis driving while suspended is not a regular traffic ticket. Rather, it is a Class A Misdemeanor. This type of charge comes with a maximum penalty of up to one (1) year in jail and a $1,000 fine. So yes, it is a very big deal.

Not only is the potential sentence steep, there is also the number of points that come with such a charge. If you were to plead guilty to this kind of ticket, the state of Missouri will assess twelve (12) points to your permanent driving record. “Points” are like little red flags that make it appear as if you are a bad driver. When you have points on your record, the car insurance company you use will jack your monthly rates up through the roof.

So how do you deal with a Driving While Suspended or Revoked ticket in Missouri? The first order of business will be to determine why your license was suspended in the first place. There are several different reasons for why such a thing could occur. For instance, you could have received too many points within a short period of time (that will trigger an automatic suspension); or you could have missed a court hearing which resulted in an arrest warrant (the state will very often suspend your driving privileges for such a thing); or you were involved in a traffic accident and the resultant damages to the other person’s vehicle were not taken care of.


After the reason for why your license was suspended is figured out, then we can deal with getting you reinstated. But the best way to handle the whole situation is to give us a call (or fill out an online form)!! We will answer all your questions, describe all your options, and help guide you through the process from start to finish!

The affordable St. Louis speeding ticket attorneys at The Bankruptcy Company, have been helping people with their traffic infractions for over ten (10) years. Our goal is to make sure that the charges leveled against you do not stay on your permanent record, and do any lasting damage. And we want to do all of this at an affordable price. The fees for a typical St. Louis traffic ticket case start at $35. But the initial consultation to discuss your legal issues is free of charge. So contact us today!!

We have one location by appointment only: 4625 Lindell Blvd St. Louis, MO 63108. The initial consultation is free of charge. So contact us today to learn more!!

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