Milford, NJ asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for New Jersey

Q: When and how can a file a lawsuit against either a police officer, police station or township for a dismissed charge

I was pulled over for being on my phone but never got a ticket for it. I got a ticket for a break light that was functioning, possession of controlled dangerous substance, possession of con. Dangerous substance in a M.V. a bill is being viewed for marijuana and is being postponed again for 2 more months. The case I know will eventually get thrown out for either lack of jurisdiction or for lack of probable cause and or because the law was passed legalizing it. Either way, after all this time and money I lost going back and forth to court for a case that was dismissed, I would like to sue for being arrested for a charge that was not a charge after all (if that makes any sense)

2 Lawyer Answers
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Best ways to contact a civil rights attorney.

Leon Matchin
Leon Matchin
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Milltown, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You have to give them notice within 90 days otherwise you are precluded from suing.

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