If I got charged with a DWI 2 months ago and my license was suspended for 30 days, since my court date isn’t until next month can I drive until I get an actual disposition from the judge?

Asked on November 12, 2012 under Criminal Law, North Carolina


Wiley Nickel / The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Have you hired an attorney?  A local attorney can get your license back for you until your cases is finished. 

B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If your suspension period has been completed, then you can resume driving.  If your suspension time is not completed, then you should not drive until the suspension period has finished.  If you drive before your suspension has finished, then you could be subject to additional charges for driving while your license is suspended.  The status of your case with the judge is not controlling.

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