Jonathan Herron's answer You would be unable to keep the deposit. The money is not yours. There are procedures to turn the money over to the State of New Jersey as unclaimed funds. It is important to follow those procedures properly. Not handling a security deposit properly can lead to your former tenant having grounds to file suit against you. If you are unsure of how to proceed consider consulting a landlord-tenant lawyer to ensure that you properly handle the security deposit.
Jonathan Herron's answer As previously stated tinted windows is a no point ticket. It is also an invitation to be pulled over. This can lead to you being required to pay multiple fines just to have tinted windows, and in the event, there is ever a reason to search the car/spot any contraband in plain view more serious charges. Getting rid of the tint will likely be a wiser course of action in the long term.
Jonathan Herron's answer It depends on the nature of the recusal. If the judge recused himself due to a personal conflict in the case then a different criminal judge in the vicinage would likely be assigned. If the recusal is based on the inability to get a fair trial in the vicinage then it is more likely the case will be transferred.
No matter what happens with the case it is important you have an attorney representing you. Depending on the degree of the charge you are facing jail time of 18 months-10+...
Jonathan Herron's answer Drug court judges are judges of the Superior Court. They are assigned to the criminal division. They generally only hear drug court cases due to the docket size. They are allowed to hear other criminal matters.
Jonathan Herron's answer Short answer: no. Once a criminal complaint is filed then the matter is handled by the County Prosecutor and not a private litigant. The prosecutor may be willing to plea bargain but the end result will be a plea on the record before a judge. Any sentencing will be done by the judge.
This charge is a serious matter. It carries penalties of 18 months in jail, fines of up to $7,500, and probation of up to 5 years. It is important to have an attorney on your side. Many attorneys...
Jonathan Herron's answer It would be a good idea to consult an attorney. There are policies limiting the ability of prosecutor's to plea bargain a traffic offense with a probationary driver. In speeding cases, there might be defenses an attorney can use once they have all the information. Many attorneys offer a free consultation.
Jonathan Herron's answer Typically the court will consider this clerical error and it will not affect the validity of the ticket. Depending on the charge listed on the ticket it will be wise to hire an attorney. Many offer a free consultation.
Jonathan Herron's answer The officer will be notified if you plead not guilty as they will have to make themselves available to testify. Depending on how you turned right you might have gotten pulled over for doing a "rolling stop." The ticket which was written may have been the office being nice by giving a less serious ticket.
Jonathan Herron's answer More information is needed to properly answer this question. It likely would involve having to pay a consultation fee to an attorney. Many attorneys will apply that consultation fee to the initial retainer if they are retained to represent you in the matter. Hiring an attorney may be in your best interests here.
Jonathan Herron's answer It would be rare that the case is dismissed in superior court. The facts of your case will be a heavy factor in whether you are granted PTI. Depending on whether you have had your first appearance the charges may have been downgraded to a dp offense.
It is important not to post specific details of your case on this, or any other public, forum. As a public forum, the police can view your posts and use any information against you. Consult an attorney and any information you give...
Jonathan Herron's answer It would depend on the reason the executor had for lowering the price. To provide an accurate response to your question would require much more information. If you are concerned about whether the executor is acting properly you should consult with an attorney.
Jonathan Herron's answer Typically "issue" means children of the decedent. The will might give a different definition. If the will gives a definition of "issue" than that is the definition for the purposes of that will.
Jonathan Herron's answer You can borrow the money from friends or family and get a new court date assigned. You can also attend court when it is in session and ask (beg) the judge to set a new court date without requiring the bail payment. It is uncommon for judges to reduce the bail when the warrant is for missing a prior court date. The bail is thought to be a guarantee of your appearance at future court dates.
If you do decide to go to court to seek a lower bail make sure to bring recent pay stubs and...
Jonathan Herron's answer attorney Nachbar has given a correct answer. Judgments filed in Trenton are a lien on real property for 20 years. You should consult an attorney to get answers about the transfer of the real estate. They will be able to help make the sale go smoothly.
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