Driving While License Suspended

Washington law regarding driver’s license suspension are very harsh. Your driving privileges may be revoked for any number of reasons including:

  • Failure to pay child support – DHS advises the registry that you have fallen behind on support payments and the only way to reinstate your license is to become current on payments
  • Canceled insurance – if your automobile policy lapses, the registry may suspend your license pending its reinstatement. Keep in mind, during this time, you may not drive your vehicle until the insurance company notifies the registry you have reinstated your policy
  • Theft of fuel – stealing motor vehicle fuel is grounds for a driver’s license suspension
  • Probation violations – if you fail to meet the terms of court-ordered probation, your driving rights may be suspended.

Even when a driver has a license from a state other than Washington, the Washington State Division of Licensing my suspend your right to drive. This means a loss of freedom which will impact your ability to work, Attorney Mark A. Chmelewski is availableĀ to help. He understands your need to be validly licensed which will allow for you to carry on everyday tasks and to get back and forth to work.

When your license is suspended for any reason, it is imperative to solve the issue to reinstate as quickly as possible. Attorney Mark A. Chmelewski will help you with the Administrative Hearings offered in Washington as well as help you fight charges if you are charged with driving on a suspended license.

Regularly representing clients in Kittitas, Yakima, Grant, Chelan and Douglas Counties.

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