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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: Would the fees be paid by the municipality if the criminally charged officer was retired at the time of the indicement

The charges were dismissed during the trial and clearly associated with the retired officers lawfully doing his duty as a police officer

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Oct 31, 2018

That really would depend on the municipality.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: Do I ignore my training and walk away?

I am a resident and volunter firefighter in the state of New Jersey. I have completed my State Mandated Firefighter One course and have been riding the trucks for almost 4 years satisfying my mandatory courses to be a riding firefighter in good standing. I have always been one to act, but want to... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Oct 15, 2018

You marked your question under criminal law however I do not see a criminal law question. You may want to repost your question under another section

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: My water service is not listed as regulated by the BPU. I am in the tears and they want 65% ($2000) by Monday or they

Are gonna shut my water off. I tried to tell them I don't have $2000 and offered the standard 25% by Monday plus a monthly payment to catch up and they said no. What can I do?

Aimee Hess
Aimee Hess answered on Oct 15, 2018

I'm not sure what the BPU is. In Texas, if it is a rural water company, ask to see a copy of the company's tariff. The tariff will set out how they handle payments of deficiencies. If you disagree with the procedure, you can file a complaint with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality or the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: If you have a licence plate from PA and you live in Nj, will you get fined?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Aug 13, 2018

Yes you are supposed to have NJ plates if you live in NJ and have your vehicle registered in NJ

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: What are my options. I was overpaid General Assistance?

And when the agency I worked for did not notify Social Services in a timely fashion in July of 2012, I now owe another $140.Then I received General Assistance while I was on unemployment. I called and called to talk to someone but back in 2012 those lines were so busy I never got through. Am I to... Read more »

Leon Matchin
Leon Matchin answered on Aug 7, 2018

I would consider bankruptcy.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: What type of lawyer is needed?

Sister fell off the swing set at city park due to faulty chains. This caused her femur to break and protrude through the skin requiring emergency surgery to repair. What type of lawyer is needed?

David Alan Wolf
David Alan Wolf answered on Jun 23, 2018

You should contact a personal injury attorney. The case or claim would be against the city. There are special laws and restrictions that apply to claims against government entities. You should be able to get a free consultation from a local personal injury attorney on a matter of this nature.

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Sexual Harassment for New Jersey on
Q: In the state of New Jersey, will a 22 year old boy go to jail for getting a 17 year old female pregnant?

And if she gets pregnant, can both of them get married without parental consent?

Leon Matchin
Leon Matchin answered on Jun 1, 2018

No he won't but will require to pay child support. But get confirmation the child is yours because there been cases where alleged dad paid child support to later find out baby wasn't his.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Employment Law for New Jersey on
Q: How do licensing bodies weigh juvenile adjudications in licensing decisions?

I am applying for state licensure as a massage therapist. I went through State Police fingerprinting procedure for a personal record request, the same background check procedure I am pretty sure they use for potential licensees just to see what would come up. Unfortunately, I got a hit on a charge... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 30, 2018

They may come up, best to ask a lawyer in the field in which you are applying for your license.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can a law firm change your lawyer on you without notice and proceed charge you the time it takes to review your case?

I have a case that had been ongoing for almost a year. I had not heard anything the past few months, and then suddenly I am served a notice of a hearing. I get in contact with my lawyer to find out a new lawyer has taken my case and was assured they are up to speed on my case, but then proceeded to... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 9, 2018

In general they cannot charge you twice for the same thing, BUT you need to read your retainer agreement.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: I received fish and game violations in New Jersey no hunters orange and hunting Without License On my family’s Property

The warden told me I did not have to go to court I could just pay the tickets Online and he wrote the prices on back of ticket.Called the municipal court they told me I had to go to court.When I got up to the judge I pled guilty so I could pay the fines she said she didn’t know what to do with... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 28, 2018

I always suggest a lawyer whenever you have a mandatory court appearance which unfortunately you now have.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: Is there a reward for reporting someone who has not complied with a regulation for the last 25 years?

46:8-28.5 Certificate of registration, fee; exceptions. Has never been filed for the 25 years on a property rented in Norwood NJ Bergen County. How can I report this to the proper authorities?

William N. Sosis
William N. Sosis answered on Jan 31, 2018

Start the easy way, by visiting http://www.norwoodboro.org and clicking on " Municipal Information" in the upper left-hand corner. Try calling the Norwood court administrator at 201-767-7207. She should be able to direct you or give you further instructions. I'm not aware of any rewards for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: How would someone file an official misconduct charge? Would I have to go to my county AG office or the state AG office?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 25, 2018

The charge is generally filed by the county prosecutors office or the states attorney generals office. You can however, bring them proof of the conduct.

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Agricultural Law and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can a Brewpub in NJ sell beer online?

Can a Brewpub in NJ that holds a plenary retail consumption license and restricted brewery license sell beer online via their website?

(N.J.A.C. 13:2-35.1, et seq .) These sales of package goods, however, may only take place from the principal public barroom

Many online services... Read more »

Paul J. Riviere
Paul J. Riviere answered on Nov 20, 2017

No. Only wine. With the the necessary license.

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Agricultural Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can a NJ establishment that holds a plenary retail consumption license and restricted brewery license ship to consumers?

I am in the process of purchasing a location that holds a plenary retail consumption license and restricted brewery license in NJ

I have a few quick questions I am hoping you can help me with to ensure compliance:

1) Will I be able to sell beer that is brewed by another brewery?... Read more »

Paul J. Riviere
Paul J. Riviere answered on Nov 20, 2017

Plenary Retail Consumption License ("33")?

This license permits the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed premises by the glass or other open container. The license also allows the sale of package goods for consumption off the licensed premises. These sales of package...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Hello, I recently had my license suspended due to violating a PDP warning how do i obtain an RDL?

RDL- Restricted Drivers License to go to work

PDP- Probationary Drivers Program

Only 2 main tickets on my record No turn on red, Speeding 30+

I have Never drank and drive just simply violated the PDP because I had gotten into an accident that wasnt my fault but the police... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Aug 24, 2017

You can't obtain a restricted drivers license in NJ because one does not exist. Unfortunately in NJ when you lose your driving privileges, you lose them all.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: is it legal to get two drivers PERMITS from different states if you live in both?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Nov 4, 2016

No, it is not! That is a type of fraud. Do not do it.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: I'm trying to find an attorney for an interference custody case or child abduction.

My custody order states that I should have my children about 50% of the time they're currently being held in the Netherlands... my local police department refuses to allow me to file a complaint for interference with custody

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 20, 2016

Your local police dept has no clue how to handle this type of situation. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney, who understands how to deal with a complex case. The attorney would need to see all your legal pleadings. Good luck and do not give up hope.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Civil Litigation for New Jersey on
Q: Missed scheduled hearing with NJ Law Judge, due to serious illness and case was dismissed. Can I petition to ...

have the case reopened. This was two years ago, and just now recovered.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 17, 2016

Maybe? more facts would be needed to answer your question. I suggest that you setup an in person consultation with a lawyer to find out what could be done in your case..

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: Will prescription anxiety medications from 4 years ago cause my husband to be denied a firearm's card?

My husband needs to change his address on his firearm's card. He was asked to complete the entire application. He had neither inpatient nor outpatient care. He went to a general practitioner at his mother's behest and after an appointment the doctor put him on auto refill of 2 anxiety medications.... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Aug 13, 2015

Probably not.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: My 93 year old aunt needs a photo ID. She has lost her birth certificate. What should we do?
Jake Causing Santos
Jake Causing Santos answered on Jun 3, 2012

Official birth records usually kept by the health department or department of vital statistics in the State, county or town where the individual was born.

You should contact the clerk in the town where your aunt was born and ask for the application process to obtain another certified birth...
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