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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Gaming for New Jersey on
Q: Goodmorning I have a quick question. Will points be put on my license if failure to observe signal?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 31, 2021

Yes Failure to observe a signal is a 2-point ticket. The points will go on your license unless you fight the ticket at court and win. Your best chance of eliminating these points is with a good lawyer representing you for the charge. Even if your guilty of the charge in most cases a good lawyer... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: 39:4-129 Action in case of accident. insurance was notified immediately after the accident. is this still offence
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 26, 2021

Yes, the statute you cited requires you to notify the police. The fact that you notified your insurance company is not considered in regards to a violation of this statute. If you are charged with this offense, I suggest that you hire a good lawyer as you're looking at the possibility of jail... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: I was involved in an accident while someone was driving the car i was in unlicesed with violation why do i have court
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 24, 2021

The answer would depend on what you were ticketed for. Since we do not know that it's impossible to answer your question

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: When was 2019 NJSA Section 9:6-3 - Cruelty and neglect of children; crime of fourth degree; remedies -revision DATE?

When was 2020 NJSA Section 9:6-3 Cruelty and neglect of children; crime of fourth degree; remedies -revision implemented DATE?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 24, 2021

You would need to spend the time just like a lawyer to look that up on the legislative history for the statute. You need to do this online and I suggest using Westlaw or Lexis, be aware they will charge you for the search

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: Contract for an "as is" car sale. Dealership charged me less, contract signed, now they want more money.

I put a deposit down for 300 on the car and was told it was 5,500. I signed a receipt that had the totals written down for my deposit.

The following day I showed up to get the paperwork done. They accidentally wrote the contract out for 3,500 instead. I paid in full, both parties signed,... Read more »

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 20, 2021

By the way you have written it many judges would find that you owe the additional $2K since it was a mistake that you were aware of and failed to discuss it with the dealer. But again we are lawyers and we can only guestimate what a judge will do the decision is always up to the judge.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: I have a traffic camera mounted on the right side of my windshield which allows 12 inches of view beneath it.

The Camera is approximately 4“ x 6“ is mounted right center of the windshield. In the state of New Jersey does this legally obstruct my view?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 14, 2021

Yes most judges would consider that an obstructed View.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: I need assistance with warrants in north Arlington for driving on suspended. I’m an out of state resident.

Can give any information when contacted

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 28, 2021

A good lawyer can definitely help you with this, but we cannot contact you, you need to contact one of us and setup the free in office consultation that most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: best way to get the lowest amount of fines for multiple drunk driving fines?

39: 4-50,4-97,4-97.2,4-96,4-56,4-67,4-130,4-129A,3-74,3-33

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 26, 2021

In all honesty you should not be concerned about the fines but a few of these violations have a mandatory loss of license and even the possibility of jail time. That's what you need to hire a lawyer for, to try to reduce or eliminate these penalties. Money you can always make more, and you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can you make a left turn crossing double solid yellow lines. Into a shopping plaza in New Jersey’s
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 25, 2021

No, your not allowed to cross the double yellow lines. If this is what your charged with consider hiring a lawyer as a good lawyer should be able to reduce or eliminate the points that this ticket carries here in NJ. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: Can court use 14 years ago offense and tag it on current offense?

Reckless driving offense 14 years ago and settle without points, Now 14 years later got an ticket saying running over Red light. The judge say I have to pay more for second offense. Since i have one 14 years ago. Can they do that!

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 24, 2021

Some tickets like reckless driving have first and 2nd offense penalties. The first offense has up to 60 days in jail and a fine and the 2nd has up to 90 days in jail and a fine. The law unlike in some other statues does not state that the that first offense goes away after so many years, so the... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Probate for New Jersey on
Q: Can a Executrix change any information on the Will after the death of the person?

Received a Will to sign and the information does stay the verbal information I was told by the deceased.

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 18, 2021

No only the person who wrote the will can change it, and if they are dead the will cannot be changed except by the court and that is rare.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: Is it legal for the cops to lie and say I have a warrant so they can get me near them to pin. Stuff on me?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 15, 2021

Cops are allowed to lie, but this one is a close one in regards to that which a judge would have to decide based on the testimony of the witnesses. That being said you always have a right to see a copy of the warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: bought a used car, threw my old plates inside, while trying to make appt for reg.summoned with 39:3-33a. guiltyplea?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 13, 2021

I suggest speaking with a lawyer for the specific penalties for your case, many of us lawyers offer a free in office consultation depending on your specific charge.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: WHAT IS THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION 39:3-33A?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 13, 2021

Generally the penalty is as follows: a person on convicted of displaying a fictitious number, as prohibited herein, shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $500.00 or imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days.

A person violating any other provision of this section 39:3-33...
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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: what is the nj law.about leaving your parked vehicle door open when your not in the vehicle
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 10, 2021

The answer would depend on the reason why you are leaving your door open.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Do I need a lawyer to represent this charge in a zoom hearing for walking away from a police officer?

I walked away from a police officer and was arrested for it. Will this lead to misdemeanor charges or just laying a fine? I have a zoom hearing, can I take care of that myself?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 10, 2021

Without knowing the statute number of your charge no attorney can tell you what you are facing as your conduct could fall under many charges. The least of which could have the possibility of jail, probation and fines. How much of any of them would depend on what exactly you are charged with.... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: Can the seller back out of contract after already signing purchase agreements because they got a better offer?

All the papers have been signed, only thing left to do is deposit and inspection. But now they are saying they received a better offer (all cash) and are going to get a lawyer back out of our agreement. But isn't it illegal to go into a new contract with a new buyer as a seller after you are... Read more »

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 9, 2021

General rules of a contract can generally be changed by the parties and in most cases will be ruled by the terms of the contract. Thus a lawyer would need to review your contract to give you an answer. Expect to pay that attorney for his time and advise in reviewing your contract and speaking... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: Got a ticket citing careless driving. Cops said it will be 2 points. Should I go to court to fight it?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 8, 2021

The answer really depends on the facts of your case. Such as if the cop gave you a street downgrade because he thought you were going 90MPH, but didn't have his laser or radar on, it may be smart to pay the ticket. On the other hand if you merely didn't stop long enough at a stop sign... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: I was in hit and run in metuchen may 12th on way home from a vfw meeting a witness called 911 and said I swerved but the

Witness couldn't see why I swerved and I think 6 at no fault accidents isn't as bad as 6 at fault accidents. This was my only at fault accident. I assume that's what I am paying for car insurance

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 5, 2021

You need to ask your insurance company if they are charging you for the not at fault accidents as some insurance companies don't care who's at fault if you have several accidents on your record. You may want to compare prices with other insurance companies because insurance is insurance.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: Hello. I have had 6 not at fault driving accident. The 7th was my fault I swerved to avoid an animal hit an empty car,l

looked in all 3 mirrors and saw nothing in road, i preceeded home when a highland park officer asked me to call Metuchen PD which I did. They asked me to come there which I did. They said I hit a parked car on SB main street and there was a witness. They charged me with careless driving, hit and... Read more »

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 5, 2021

Your past record of accidents certainly is not good, but if you have a good lawyer on your side you have a great chance of saving your license and staying out of jail. Now whether the public defender will put the work in to do this is anyones guess as an attorney I can only speak as to what I... Read more »

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