Princeton, NJ asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey

Q: I got pulled over for Allegedly being on my phone, was given a ticket to go go to court but no fine amount. what now?

He said I need to go to court and did not give me any other information? Am I going to have to get a lawyer? I was not on my phone..

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Kristofher Beralo

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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Without really knowing exactly what ticket were issued to you, I am going to assume that is 39:4-97.3 “Use of hands-free wireless telephone in moving vehicle. If this is the case, you can either plead guilty and pay $200-$400 fine (if this was your first offense) and resolve the matter or set a trial date.

I would advise consulting with an attorney if you do not want to plead to the initial offense.

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You don't need to hire a lawyer (but if may be suggested especially if you have priors as a third offense carries up to a 90 day suspension of your drivers license and I would think you would want the best chance to avoid it) You do need to however go to court with or even without a hiring a lawyer.

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