Miami, FL asked in Car Accidents for Florida

Q: Hi, I got into a car accident today and I was at fault. I don’t have a drivers license and car tag was expired.

I received two tickets, one for the crash and one for the expired date and I also received a court date. My question is, am I still able to obtain a drivers license? And will this offense result in jail time?

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Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You will not be able to get the answers you need for this matter online. Seek a free consultation with an attorney handling criminal and traffic cases. If you mean you had no valid DRIVER'S LICENSE (not just expired tag) at the time of the crash, I assume you are or will be charged with a crime. Trying to DIY (do it yourself) on this would be a big mistake. If the State Attorney's Office does happen to seek jail time, and you cannot afford private counsel, the Court should appoint the public defender to represent you.

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