Anyone who drives in Massachusetts needs a valid driver’s license. Driving without a license is called unlicensed operation and it is a crime in Massachusetts. If you are stopped and are driving without a license you can be arrested, brought to the police station, your car towed and only released to someone with a valid driver’s license, held on bail and taken to court. All people residing in Massachusetts for more than 30 days are required to get a Massachusetts driver’s license.
If you have been charged with unlicensed operation in Boston or anywhere in Massachusetts you need the best criminal attorney. A criminal attorney can help you avoid the penalties of unlicensed operation. Attorney Patrick Donovan is often able to negotiate with the Assistant District Attorney to get the best result in an unlicensed case. Often times Attorney Donovan is able to get the cases dismissed and avoid all serious penalties.
What is the penalty for driving without a license in Massachusetts?
Driving without a Massachusetts license is punishable by a misdemeanor conviction of a $100 fine. The Registry of Motor Vehicles may also suspend your right to get a license for a period of time.
Unlicensed Operation Case Results
Dorchester District Court
Unlicensed Operation -Client a foreign student was charged with driving without a valid license after she almost struck a Massachusetts State Trooper. The client requested a show cause hearing. Attorney Donovan convinced the clerk not to issue the complaint. CASE DISMISSED.
Quincy District Court
Unlicensed Operation– Client a citizen of Brazil is caught driving without a valid license. She admits to the police that she lives in Massachusetts and does not have her license. At her arraignment, Attorney Donovan negotiates with the Assistant District Attorney to dismiss the charges on $100 in court costs. CASE DISMISSED.
BEST MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL ATTORNEY
Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick T. Donovan fights to get the best results for all of his clients. Attorney Donovan experience fighting unlicensed operation charges in Boston and Massachusetts.