Birdsboro, PA asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania

Q: I was charged with altered,forged,or documents and plate's did 9 months in bcp now I am being told my lisence is suspend

I took a plea deal and they never mentioned a lisence suspension ever!! Its not in any of my sentencing paperwork and I was never told of it being part of it

Or I never would have taken the plea

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Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Yardley, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Yes, there is an automatic suspension under the law for convictions for that offense. The only thing you can do is file a PCRA petition alleging your lawyer did not represent you properly.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Mr. Klein is correct. However, as the action follows the conviction and is technically not a criminal charge, your lawyer's scope of representation may not cover it.

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