Driving while disqualified / suspended / cancelled or unlicenced

10 Practical tips for representing yourselfThe offences of driving while disqualified, cancelled or suspended are treated very seriously by the courts. Many repeat offenders receive prison sentences or an alternative to a full time sentence such as home detention or a suspended prison sentence.

For first time offenders there is little risk that you will go to prison. There may be a good explanation as to why you drove. If you can explain your reasons to the court, the court may not convict you or impose a disqualification period.

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In NSW, traffic offences are treated seriously. Therefore, it is important to get competent legal advice as early as possible, whether you have received a penalty notice, had your licence suspended or been charged with a serious offence. Our lawyers are highly experienced and understand the difficulties you face without a licence. We can guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.


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