It is illegal in Michigan for anyone to knowingly operate a vehicle when his or her license has been suspended or revoked. To do so is a misdemeanor offense punishable by no more than 93 days in prison, a fine of no more than $500.00, or both. However, if an individual causes the death or serious bodily injury of another person while driving with a suspended license, they face felony charges punishable by no more than 15 years imprisonment, a fine of no more than $10,000.00, or both.

Neil Rockind, P.C. is a criminal defense firm located in Southfield, Michigan and is home to two (2) of Michigan’s most aggressive and respected criminal defense lawyers. Neil Rockind has obtained acquittals and successfully defended people accused of Driving While Suspended in many cases. Neil Rockind began his career in the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office as an assistant prosecutor and is nicknamed “The Rockweiler” for his aggressive and successful style. Rockind has been named a Super Lawyer, Top Criminal Defense Lawyer, Best of Detroit by Hour Magazine, among the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan, among the Top 50 Lawyers in Michigan and among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by a national trial lawyers organization. Colin Daniels another member of Neil Rockind P.C., has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. If you or a loved one is charged with the crime of Driving While Suspended contact 248.208.3800 or email us at to make an appointment and see how much we can help.