Inquiry:   I went to court for a suspended license for unpaid fines. The judge convicted me for Invalid Driver’s License instead because it had the same 1000$ fine but no 6 months of not being allowed to drive attached. They did this because I have a full time job where I am required to drive every day and I made it absolutely clear that my life depended on this job and being able to drive. I was happy to finally have court finished with and allowed 12 months to pay my 1000$.. i paid my fines that got my license suspended in the first place right away and renewed my license. I have the temporary with me in my wallet right now.. So anyway I’ve been driving and working for about weeks now and got this letter from the MTO today saying on so and so date i was convicted for “driving while license is suspended” and that i cant drive for 6 months and will have to pay the reinstatement fee to get my license back AGAIN… i need help with this.. its the weekend all offices are closed.. from what i understood after court was over I was convicted for “invalid drivers license”.. walked out with my license and drove home… i JUST got this letter today from the MTO saying that on the day of my court im suspended and cant drive for 6 months now… what the hell is going on

Response:   A first course of action that you could consider is speaking with a Court Clerk regarding the matter to have them check the court record to see if an administrative error had been made.  If so, then the Court should be able to make the correction for you.  If something more complicated has occured that can not be addressed by the Court Clerk, then you may wish to speak with one of our staff in more detail about your case so that we can provide more specific information about what we may or may not be able to do on your behalf to address the matter.  We offer a no-cost initial review of cases via our toll-free number 1-866-801-8299.

Greg Currie
Office Manger (London)