Failure to Report a Conviction or Plea for Automotive Mechanic Contractors

Failure to Report a Conviction or Plea for Automotive Mechanic ContractorsWorking professionals who are certified or licensed to work in Florida must abide by strict reporting requirements for those convicted of a crime or facing a plea deal. This means that if you are an automotive mechanic contractor and you fail to disclose a conviction or plea with your employer, you could face severe penalties.

Any automotive mechanic contractor who is facing criminal charges or failed to report a conviction or plea in Florida will need to enlist help from a professional license defense attorney to help protect their rights and guard their right to work. At The Umansky Law Firm, we have over 100 years of combined experience defending working professionals from criminal charges that could affect their livelihood.

Orlando Lawyers for Florida Automotive Mechanic Contractors Accused of a Crime

The Umansky Law Firm is familiar with the reporting requirements of Florida automotive mechanic contractors who have been accused of a crime. We also understand the severity of consequences that can come with a plea, so we will develop a resilient defense strategy for any criminal charges you may be facing, such as:

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Child abuse
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug offenses
  • DUI
  • Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Sex crimes
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Weapons charges

Our defense lawyers are highly skilled in defending professional licenses from potential administrative sanctions of automotive mechanic contractors. Your career could be in jeopardy whether penalization could come from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or another automotive mechanic certification organization.

What Professionals May Need Legal Counsel When Reporting a Conviction or Plea? 

Professional license holders are typically required to inform their employer or relevant board if they have been convicted of a crime or pled guilty or no contest to a charge. Automotive mechanic contractors that could jeopardize their careers by failure to report a conviction or plea in Florida include, but are not limited to:

  • Diagnostic technicians
  • Transmission technicians
  • Brake technicians
  • Front-end technicians
  • Automotive air conditioning technicians
  • Automotive body and glass repair technicians
  • Master technicians

Automotive mechanic contractor certifications may also be at risk if you fail to disclose a conviction or plea. Certifications that could be at risk include:

  • Collision repair and refinish certification
  • Damage analysis & estimating certification
  • Automobile service consultant certification
  • Truck equipment certification
  • Alternate fuels certification
  • Auto maintenance and light repair certification
  • Transit bus certification
  • Advanced engine performance specialist certification
  • Electronic diesel engine diagnosis specialist certification
  • Light duty hybrid/electric vehicle specialist certification
  • Parts specialist certification
  • School bus certification
  • Medium-heavy truck certification
  • Undercar specialist exhaust systems certification

Even a first offense is liable to put an automotive mechanic contractor’s career at risk. Don’t face criminal charges and allow your source of income to be put at risk without enlisting help from an experienced professional license defense attorney.

What Are the Penalties for Failing to Report a Conviction or Plea Deal as an Automotive Mechanic Contractor?

In Florida, automotive mechanic contractors who neglect to report a criminal violation, guilty plea, or no-contest plea to their employer could be subject to lasting consequences. The severity of penalties you could face will depend on such factors as the seriousness of the offense, your criminal history, among other considerations.

A failure to report a conviction or plea of any criminal case could also form a foundation for discipline in your career that is independent of the criminal offense. At The Umansky Law Firm, we will devise an effective defense strategy for the protection of your trade after you have been charged or accused of a crime in Florida.

Speak with a Skilled Florida Automotive Mechanic Contractor Defense Attorney

At The Umansky Law Firm, we do not believe you should have your source of income or freedom taken away because of a single mistake. That’s why we focus our efforts on defending Floridians from crimes they have been accused of – and our results speak for themselves. Our attorneys have represented hundreds of Floridians and successfully helped them avoid criminal charges.

If you are an automotive mechanic contractor that has been accused of a crime or has failed to report a conviction or plea to your employer, call us today at (407) 228-3838 or complete our contact form for a free case evaluation. We are ready to help, day or night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Virtual consultations are also available. We make ourselves as accessible as possible because we think everyone deserves a second chance.