New Egypt, NJ asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey

Q: If I get a speeding ticket in another state how many points will I get in NJ

I got a speeding ticket in Virginia, but I have a New Jersey License. I read a couple things that said the points will be transferred based on home state. So I was trying to figure out if it is just 2 points or the full 6 points that Virginia will give me.

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Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: As Virginia is part of the Motor Vehicle Compact (meaning reciprocal) you probably will get the full 6 points. Find an attorney to represent you in Virginia and get the points reduced if possible

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Generally you will only get two points in New Jersey. But you can still get others penalties that can transfer to New Jersey from the other states such as a suspension of your license if you get suspended in the other state. I always suggest that if you need the correct information for your case that you speak with a lawyer because all we can do is provide general advice on these websites, which may not be applicable to your case. Sure it may cost a few dollars for the consultation with the lawyer but it may be worth it in the long run.

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