A hardship license can be granted to an individual who has a revoked or suspended license. It is important to note, however, that not all states offer these restricted licenses. Continue reading and reach out to our skilled Bergen County criminal defense attorney today to learn about whether or not you are eligible to receive a hardship license in New Jersey.
A hardship license is granted by a court to a person who has a suspended or revoked license after being charged with a DUI and has basic needs for driving. Generally, those who are awarded a hardship license are only permitted to use their cars to travel to work, school, or a doctor’s appointment.
It is important to recognize that in the state of New Jersey, hardship licenses are not awarded by courts. A New Jersey driver who has lost their driving privileges as a result of a DUI or DWI is not allowed to operate a vehicle until their time has been served. After a DUI or DWI, a driver will lose their license for a minimum of three months in the state of New Jersey.
There are a number of different reasons for license suspensions in New Jersey. The most typical causes for a license suspension or revocation include the following:
The penalties for driving with a suspended or revoked license are severe in the state of New Jersey. The consequences for each offense include the following:
Do not wait to reach out to our firm as soon as possible if you were charged with a DUI or DWI in New Jersey. Our legal team is on your side and can assess your case and arise at the best solution for you and your future.
Kevin T. Conway is an experienced Bergen County criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need an aggressive criminal lawyer, contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a free consultation.