I didn’t commit a motor vehicle violation in Vermont, but I was stopped because the owner of the vehicle had a criminally suspended license in Vermont. Is that legal?

Published by Jessica Burke on

Yes, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that if the registered owner of a vehicle is suspended it is grounds for a traffic stop.

Categories: Criminal DLS

Jessica Burke

Jessica Burke is a licensed Vermont attorney and the founder of Burke Law. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Boston College in Political Science, and then received her law degree from Washington & Lee Law School. After law school she worked with several top law firms before settling in Vermont and building her own practice. In addition to being licensed to practice law in the state of Vermont, she also holds a State Bar certification in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, among others. She specializes in criminal defense, including DUI defense, homicides, and sex crimes.

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