Milford, NJ asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Municipal Law for New Jersey

Q: Can I file a tort for minimal damages against the prosecutor and officer for maliciousness

Was pulled over out of district for a mantanice of lamp violation in nj by a out of town officer. He did jot contact the town police to write ticket in the book. Proceeded to say he is searching me cause he didn't like my attitude which I have recorded. Arrested me for alleged marijuana residue. Case is dismissed but missed many days of work and am now very defensive and have anxiety when approached by police due to the officer lacking knowledge of the required lamps needed to drive vehicle. After explaining to him that the third brake light is not required by statute definition, he asked me where I got my law degree, prison?

2 Lawyer Answers

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: you posted your question under criminal law you need to repost your question under civil rights so a civil rights lawyer will see your question.

Leon Matchin

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

A: There's something about this in title 2b you can research the table of contents.

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