if you receive a warning in new jersey for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk will that increase your auto insurance rates. Not a ticket but a warning. I have a camera in my car and the video shows nothing except a cop waving to turn left. Can I contest this ?
A ticket filed in the municipal court is required before direct and collateral consequences become an issue. If a police officer gives only a warning, then the court, motor vehicle commission, and insurance company should not find out about the encounter.
Should I get a lawyer? This is my first offense and I’m extremely lost and unsure it was the middle of the night no cars were on the road and I never wish to harm others this is the first time I got fines let alone pulled over and got a ticket.
In addition to the penalties described by my colleague, a conviction for Reckless Driving involves serious collateral consequences. These include 5 insurance eligibility points, a 10-year ban on vanity plates, a lifetime ban on courtesy plates, and a 3-year prohibition against driving for a company...Read more »
Generally speaking this will appear in any background check unless the defendant petitions for and is granted an order of expungement. But more information is required to answer this question under these circumstances. Contacting a criminal defense attorney to discuss this in greater detail is a...Read more »
The police came back the next night accusing me of making false report because apparently my ex boyfriend was driving the car and had gotten into an accident. I allow him to use my car when he needs it but in this particular day I did not know that he had the car as I thought he was out of state.... Read more »
This sounds important. But it is difficult to answer this question online because more information is necessary. If it is as important to you as it sounds, then you will want to contact a private attorney to discuss this in more detail.
I was regrettably doing 88mph in a 35mph school zone. Honest to God I didn't know I was in a school zone I thought the speed limit was 50 either way I was late for work and speeding. So the officer told me I was doing 88mph then comes to give me the ticket and I realized he marked it down and... Read more »
There is also the possibility that the prosecutor will have the officer’s handwritten notes indicating that the officer already gave you a break when he issued the speeding ticket to you. If you are concerned, however, then meeting an attorney for a consultation might be something to consider...Read more »
The form of this question reminds me of the meme with the little baby saying, "So the cop shouted, 'pull over,' and I answered, 'no, cardigan!' Instead of hazarding a guess, because I am not entirely certain of the question asked here, it might be worthwhile to arrange a...Read more »
Good question! Interpreting a statute can include, but is not limited to, plain text, context with respect to the the text of other statutes, statutory structure, extrinsic evidence of legislative intent, canons of construction, and case law. This research aids in the determination of the meaning...Read more »
To be held in pretrial detention is ordinarily not part of anyone's plans. Nevertheless, more information is required to develop the arguments for his release. In the meantime, if your friend very much wants the court to order pretrial release, then he will want to give careful thought to...Read more »
Logistics will require coordination with prison/jail security. Generally speaking if one is serious about the execution of a power of attorney or any other estate planning documents, then one ought to seriously retain an attorney to draft and oversee the execution of the instruments.
Attorney General Guidelines for Municipal Prosecutors limit their discretion in plea negotiations on DWI charges. It is unlikely that the Municipal Prosecutor dismissed all charges but the reckless driving without very good reason.
the case was about 5yrs ago as a juvenile case and it was a result of a plea verdict. Except the final charges didn't involve one of the original charges. New jersey courts didn't remove it, even though the charge appearing isn't correct. I want to know if there's a away I could... Read more »
I got pulled over for two traffic violations in NJ. The cop told me I needed to appear in online court for one, however both tickets say that I can plead guilty and pay online without going to court. When I payed online, both online tickets then said that "the matter has been resolved through... Read more »
Ordinarily a defense attorney would advise against paying a ticket online. This is because paying the ticket has the legal effect of pleading guilty. And the monetary fine is not the only penalty one faces. Depending on the charge, one might also face license points with the Motor Vehicle...Read more »
New Jersey law generally prohibits parking or standing a vehicle "in front of" a private driveway. Among other exceptions, however, a municipality may enact an ordinance to permit parking in front of private driveways. Beyond this, it seems that contacting a private attorney to inquire...Read more »
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commision administers one of the point systems. Private insurance carriers administer the other system. Though subject to change, at present neither system imposes points for this offense.
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