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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for New Jersey on

Q: What should you do if you have an under-aged minor involved in a car accident without a licences?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 20, 2019

More information is needed to properly answer your question, but if you were the injured one definitely seek out the assistance of a good lawyer the longer you wait the harder it will be to compensated for your injuries and at some point the statute of limitations will run and you will recover... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: I got pulled over last night and I had marijuana on me they charged me with knowingly or purposely obtain or possess 50

Gs Or less and use or possess with intent to use it is my first time being arrested or in trouble what should i do

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 19, 2019

You need to immediately hire a good criminal lawyer. This is still a criminal offense in NJ and will give you a criminal record in addition to the other fines and penalties you face which includes jail for up to 180 days, loss of license for 6 months (longer if found in a car) probation and a fine... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: I got this ticket today but i didnt use my phone even i didnt touch my phone. i was driving only one hand.

i have dash cam but it records road and voice. i was driving lonely and i didn't talk to phone so you can understand with dash cam. i didn't text anyone i can prove my call/text log from sprint. Also when i typed my ticket online. they gave me same ticket to my wife as well but my wife was working... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 15, 2019

Call the court plead not guilty and ask for a trial when you go to court. But understand use of your phone or texting is not required the law is violated if you hold your phone..

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Q: Special Probation

Would a defendant be eligible for special Probation/2C:35-14, with a prior "aggr. assault"/3rd degree/2C:12-1b(7)... Present charge is a drug charge.

Mr. Aalsberg, Esq., what other info. would you need to better answer this question?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 15, 2019

Maybe much more information would be needed to tell you what your chances are. either way I suggest you set up a consultation with a good lawyer and get represented as it's increases your best chances of getting the best result.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for New Jersey on

Q: I recently found out my daughter sells weed with her friends. A deal went wrong and a customer ran off with my daughers

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 11, 2019

This is a criminal offence which you should never discuss online or over the phone today, because it can be traced right back to you and thus to her. Set up a consultation with an experienced criminal lawyer that's your best bet to get the right Advice. It may cost a few bucks to discuss the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: I got my first ticket for not obeying signals. There is no fine written and no “court appearance required” just date

No

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 11, 2019

Does the tickets a pay by date on it? If not you may want to contact a good traffic ticket lawyer to review the ticket most of us offer free in office consultations

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: lying on a Pa. d.m.v document 7 years ago is there a limitation

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 10, 2019

I would suggest that you speak with a Pennsylvania attorney about this matter

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: I passed a bus with flashing yellow lights and no stop sign out. Is this illegal

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 8, 2019

By law you must attempt to stop on a yellow, but as long as it didn't turn red your ok, but if you get a ticket get a lawyer this is a serious ticket which could involve jail time, community service and 5 points.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: why the state police sent me to court for using my cell phone if it's my first time I use it?

what do I do?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 6, 2019

The state trooper did not send you to court the law did, it is a mandatory court appearance the trooper has no say in that because only the judge can determine the fine. Its considered a form of punishment to mandate your appearance in court. If its your first offense cheapest just to go to court... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: Special Probation...

The present charges 2C:35-10A(1), 2C:35-5A(1), 2C:35-7.1A, 2C:35-7A...and individual has priors, including a 2007 "Agg.Assault",3rd degree/2C:12-1B(7). Question, is defendant eligible for "special probation"?...

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 5, 2019

An attorney would need to know much more information to tell an answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: what steps need to be taken to be considered for special probation?...

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 5, 2019

Answer would depend on the offense charged with and your prior record if any.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: suppression hearings

Question...I recently had a pool attorney,and had a suppression hearing that didn't go well.

Now,I have a new Paid attorney,and my question is "can the suppression hearing be done over ,now that I have a new attorney"?...

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 5, 2019

Your new attorney would be the best to answer this question as we know nothing about your case. If you want a second opinion, you can always go to another attorney but expect to pay for the advise at the attorneys normal hourly rate, as the attorney would need to take about 1 to 2 hours of time to... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: Why am I just getting a notice about reexamination for my drivers license due to accidents that accured over a year ago

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 4, 2019

This is because the motor vehicle commission is notoriously slow, this is to your advantage as you were still driving.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: I got arrested in New Jersey for drug paraphernalia, What does that hold ?

I am looking for a lawyer .. I am charged with drug paraphernalia of wax paper bags that are used to store heroin .. They did not find any drugs on me

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 4, 2019

Having drug paraphernalia is a criminal / disorderly persons offense in New Jersey and you face up to 180 days in jail, thousand-dollar fine, and probation as determined by the court. Many defenses exist for these types of cases. Thus I suggest you hire a good criminal lawyer. Set up one of the... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on

Q: What’s the cost for an attorney letter to get out of a contract while in attorney review to accept an offer higher

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 2, 2019

Every Attorney charges differently, but expect to pay at least for 1 hours to two hours worth of attorney time,

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on

Q: Dealer wants me to return to dealer to make a new contract with higher interest rate? Legal? Approved and home.

Bought motorcycle 5-1-19, signed and agreed to everything then drive home. Dealer calls wanting me to return to change my rate from 11 to 15.4 due to an employee error. Dealer had 3 hours to go over paperwork with me and verify everything was correct prior to leaving. They are calling and sending... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 2, 2019

Obviously a lawyer would need to read the contract to advise you if this is allowed, but many contracts state that the financing is subject to final lender approval.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on

Q: I was released with a summons in New Jersey for marijuana charges, how long will it take to receive a court date???

They had a warrant to search my house and they found marijuana and marijuana vape pens

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 1, 2019

Your court date should be on your summons, if not call the court immediately as you don't want to miss your court date. I would also suggest hiring a lawyer, because if they had a search warrant issued this is considered a serious case where you are definitely looking at the possibility of getting... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: Can traffic court deny new date request based on full time student with classes on scheduled court date?

Received speeding ticket and assigned court date after not guilty plea that conflicts with college class attendance. Requested 10 day delay to allow for classes and finals to be completed so as to not conflict with appearance date. Clerk indicated this was not possible and scheduled court date... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 28, 2019

You have no right to an adjournment it is always within the courts discretion. In this case since your request was denied you must go to court otherwise you have the possibility of a warrant being issued. I would suggest hiring a lawyer as a lawyer could not only probably lower the points but... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for New Jersey on

Q: I have court for leaving my car in an abandoned property for 2 hours. My car was also towed. Thisi is my first offense

What can I say in court & what chance do I have

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 28, 2019

The defense would be based on the reason why you left the car on the property.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on

Q: The car inspection in New Jersey will fail you if there is blind spot mirror attached to the exterior back mirror.

Is that right? It just does not make any sense.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 27, 2019

Unfortunately many of our laws don't make common sense.

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