Florida No Valid Motorcycle Endorsement Law And Penalties


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Florida No Valid Motorcycle Endorsement

No Motorcycle endorsement pursuant to Florida Statute 322.03(4) is a criminal second degree misdemeanor in Florida. That means that you could be facing a $500 fine, up to 6 months of probation, and/or up to 60 days in the county jail. In most of these cases, the State Attorney's office wants you to get a motorcycle endorsement on your license. If you own a motorcycle and intend to drive it, then getting the endorsement on the license is a big step to mitigation of your sentence. No motorcycle endorsement is a very common criminal statute used by law enforcement. Each jurisdiction handles these cases differently. In some jurisdictions across the State of Florida, obtaining a motorcycle endorsement could result in a dismissal of your charge. In Daytona Beach no valid motorcycle endorsement is what is known as a fix it ticket. It is a common charge during Bike Week and Biketoberfest. Typically if you are able to obtain a valid motorcycle endorsement within a few months the case will be dismissed. If you have a bad driving record then it is possible that the case will not be dismissed. Usually the worst case scenario in Daytona Beach and Volusia County is around $325 fines and court cost along with cost of prosecution and cost of investigation. Each county handles cases differently but when it is time for trial usually the state has higher priority cases to focus resources onIt is still a misdemeanor and should be taken seriously but it is not the most egregious offense that occurs in misdemeanor court.

So Why Should You Hire A Florida No Valid Motorcycle Endorsement Attorney?

The main reason to hire a Florida no valid motorcycle endorsement attorney for your Daytona Beach, Volusia County or Seminole County case is to stay out of court. An attorney works in court and you do not. It will likely save you two or three trips to the courthouse to hire an attorney for your case. If you catch the charge on vacation this becomes a greater benefit. With a faxed or emailed signature your appearance can be waived and if your case is dismissed or reduced to a civil traffic infraction you would not have to appear to resolve the case. If your case was resolved as a misdemeanor it could be done by mail in most cases if you are not a local resident. For cases in Daytona Beach go to Daytona Beach DUI lawyer. For Volusia County go to Volusia County DUI lawyer. For Seminole County go to Seminole County DUI attorney.

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