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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and International Law for New Jersey on
Q: Dear sir/madam I am a diplomat, with a diplomatic passport. I was pulled over by a cop in NJ for illegal lane change.

I was driving a rental vehicle from Thrifty, in NJ , which the policeman that stopped me found to be uninsured and with expired registration .I thus received a total of 3 tickets .I was told by my colleagues that being a visiting diplomat, I am immune from prosecution and need ONLY respond to the... Read more »

Peter A. Michael
Peter A. Michael answered on Sep 26, 2019

You are not immune from prosecution just yet. You will need to appear in court and attempt to resolve this summons. Since the car was a rental, the rental service should be able to provide you proof of insurance and registration of the vehicle. This evidence may be shown to the municipal court... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in International Law and Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: My friend is an international student, and he committed a serious crime and fled to another country!

Will he be arrested at the US embassy if he went for visa interview?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 24, 2019

Maybe but More information would be needed to properly answer your question.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Divorce, Civil Litigation and International Law for New Jersey on
Q: How to sue an ex-spouse living in another country?

I want to sue my ex-wife for breach of a divorce agreement, but she lives in England while I am in the U.S. Can she simply ignore a court summons because she's living in another country? What would the consequences of that be? What would be my recourse if she refused to come back to the States... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Mar 18, 2018

You can try, however, she is under no obligation to return to the US to face you in Court. People living in other countries ignore a U.S. Court summons, especially for a civil matter all the time. Unless the U.S. Court would grant you relief over property or something else physically in the U.S. it... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Admiralty / Maritime, Constitutional Law and International Law for New Jersey on
Q: In N.J. can a Prosecutor draft the indictment 7 days after the hearing unsigned by a foreperson to quash a preliminary h

Hearing was held on the 3rd day of Jan. Indictment drafted and presented on the 10th day of Jan. The hearing on a warrant Gerstein v. Pugh 1975 requured within 48 hours of detainment to determine Probable Cause as arrest was on Sept 16, 2005 did not receive bail until C.J.P. COURT ON Sept 27 11... Read more »

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on May 15, 2017

You are asking Warrant vs. Indictment. Indictment is fine as recited above, not a 4th Amendment Violation

2 Answers | Asked in Education Law, Immigration Law, International Law and Adoption for New Jersey on
Q: I'm a U.S citizen, I was adopted and I want to know how I can get my biological brother? I know I can't petition for him

I came here in the U.S when I was 17 yrs old and had had to leave my one only brother behind my only family left and I am not 21 yrs old and he's 19 yrs old . I know I can't petition for him I've read about it but he's alone and ever since I've been trying to provide for him since I came here but... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Aug 17, 2015

He needs to apply for a student visa on his own. However it may take a while before one is granted, if at all. It is a complex process. He needs to apply to US schools and see if he can get a scholarship, among other things. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Education Law, Immigration Law, International Law and Adoption for New Jersey on
Q: I'm a U.S citizen, I was adopted and I want to know how I can get my biological brother? I know I can't petition for him

I came here in the U.S when I was 17 yrs old and had had to leave my one only brother behind my only family left and I am not 21 yrs old and he's 19 yrs old . I know I can't petition for him I've read about it but he's alone and ever since I've been trying to provide for him since I came here but... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Aug 17, 2015

He needs to apply for a student visa on his own. However it may take a while before one is granted, if at all. It is a complex process. He needs to apply to US schools and see if he can get a scholarship, among other things. Good luck.

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