it has been 10 years since i have sentenced. i have cleaned up my life completely in the last 8 years.
answered on Mar 3, 2023
It appears you might be eligible to petition the court for expungement, but more information is required to offer a legal opinion. Speaking to an expungement attorney about this on the telephone should help clarify any possible issues.
The ticket was careless driving. I hit a railing and my friend was injured. Now I am contacting my insurance company. I don't know what this hearing is about. If I say something wrong at the hearing, will I take all the responsibility for this accident and then the insurance will not pay the... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2023
Calling an attorney to discuss your concerns is probably a good way to spend some time. It can help address concerns about an experience that is unfamiliar and which will be new. But I would hasten to add before making your choice of attorney, you ought to give this matter careful thought. The... Read more »
answered on Jan 17, 2023
The form of this question is difficult to understand. A defendant can get a favorable plea agreement for a variety of reasons. Cooperating with authorities as an informant is only one of many. A defense attorney who can identify a meritorious pretrial motion can also negotiate a favorable plea deal... Read more »
Officer saw my good record and pleasantly came over and gave me 3 tickets for speeding. Unlawful operation and not obeying. Signs . He basically said I was speeding 3 different ways. After he complimented me for having no points
answered on Jan 3, 2023
The judiciary takes racism and systemic racism seriously. Based on the description offered here, the officer complimented you, and otherwise acted pleasantly toward you. The issuance of three tickets will probably not persuade the municipal prosecutor of unconstitutional racial discrimination. To... Read more »
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 ?
answered on Nov 17, 2022
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.
answered on Nov 14, 2022
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 »
answered on Oct 31, 2022
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 »
answered on Oct 21, 2022
In New Jersey, yes. It’s in the plea form. A defendant must provide the sample and pay for the testing.
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 »
answered on Oct 11, 2022
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 »
answered on Sep 29, 2022
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 »
answered on Sep 16, 2022
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 »
For example if a section in this law refers only to “highways” does that law apply to all roadways? In regards to a pedestrian moving law.
answered on Sep 14, 2022
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 »
answered on Aug 24, 2022
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 »
The form already filled out. Can I just get two witnesses inside to sign or how would I get something notarized while incarcerated
answered on Aug 5, 2022
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.
answered on Aug 4, 2022
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 »
answered on Aug 2, 2022
Depending on a variety of factors, you might be eligible to expunge the juvenile record. You would need to contact an attorney to discuss this option in greater detail.
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 »
answered on Jul 28, 2022
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 »
Can you park in front a private mail box All the above in Twp.of Maple Shade NJ.
answered on Jul 22, 2022
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 »
answered on Jul 15, 2022
A conviction for this motor vehicle offense carries 2 Motor Vehicle points and 2 Insurance Eligibility Points.
I am able to prove I had a valid insurance at the time of the ticket.
answered on Jul 14, 2022
More information is required. It would be a good idea to talk to an attorney on the telephone and meet her or him before pleading guilty.
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