Q: A friend of mine took my car to a family engagement and after the party was stopped by police. My friend had a suspended
My friends license was suspended. A few days later I have received notifications from separate attorney offices advising me that I need to get counsel. What are my rights to handle this situation?
A: Yes you need a good traffic ticket lawyer as you are probably charged with allowing an unlicensed driver to drive your car. If you get convicted of this offense which is I would assume 39:3-37.1(a) which carries a fines up to $500 and or up to 15 days in Jail. Thus yes you need a lawyer and a good one. I have been in court where a person hires a cheap lawyer and then ends up with a bad result so make sure you choose the best lawyer not the cheapest. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation, I would suggest that you start with one of them.
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