I have been told that once a developer submits a site plan application they are protected from local ordinance changes or state regulation changes. I read the NJ Municipal Land Use Law as affording such protections only after an applicant receives Preliminary Site Plan approval.
Hopewell Township's (Mercer County, NJ) Public Health Nuisance Code contains the sentence "Wherever there is a question as to the significance of an alleged infraction or the factual existence of an alleged infraction, the prudent judgment of the health officer or other enforcing official... Read more »
Resulted in my driver's license being suspended, not being able to drive, the new car not being able to be driven, and DMV wanting to fill out forms with process times of 7-10 business days, plus cost of restoration plus daily suspension fees.
You have an excellent cause of action to file a civil action against the dealership to recover any damages you nhave sustained. Further, you may wish to file a criminal complaint also. However, when demanding payment for damages do not threaten filing a criminal complaint if the dealership refuses...Read more »
From a procedural standpoint, DCPP gets a call from an anonymous source, school, police department, etc expressing concern for the welfare of a child in your household and it then sends out a representative to investigate. The purpose of the investigation is to determine whether the child is at...Read more »
Is it probable cause to write me a ticket while ot was still a little light out also. If so I'm trying to pull up the price for 1 n hf weeks now and Newark NJ isnt coming up that on the internet and not answering phones.Do you know around what price ? Thank you
The couple is 13 years apart and the man is of illegal status. Will there be any complications in the process of trying to get married? Also let's say the girl is trying to get a legal status for her parents, will her getting married affect that as well?
The age difference shouldn't matter. The key for marriage based immigration is that the marriage has to be "bona fide", which means that the marriage cannot only be for immigration purposes. They have to want to be married to each other even if you remove immigration from the...Read more »
The answer depends on many factors such as do you have any points on your license are you a US citizen or do you drive for a living if so the answer is definitely yes and hire a good lawyer. If you don't fall into any of these categories then maybe it's just worth paying it because of...Read more »
Parked in front of parents driveway on dead end street for church on Sunday. Arrived about 9:30 for church which started at 9:00. Car gone when leaving and found to be towed. No one at church or home called in car. Report from police to release car says call made at 8:13. I was still at my home.... Read more »
Get yourself a good lawyer to reduce the penalties you face with your new charge and your old charge which will now come back to haunt you. Just remember the old saying a good lawyer is never cheap and a cheap lawyer is never . . . as they say in life you get the quality you pay for
That means you face the full penalty of your new charge and will be kicked out of the conditional discharge for your original charge and face those penalties also. I suggest you set up a consultation with a good lawyer to give yourself the best chance of avoiding the full penalties you face.
Prosecutors have the discretion on whether to keep the case in Superior Court, or downgrade it to Municipal Court. You can provide your proof of loss to the prosecutor and request restitution, or you can file a claim in special civil part to recover your damages.
Generally a case like this would be downgraded to municipal court because the proofs against the defendant are weak. Prosecutors know that the conviction rate in Municipal Court is much much higher than in Superior Court especially for theft charges.
Theft by deception charge, Middlesex County, NJ. Thx for your answer. However, it is actually being heard in Municpal Court, NOT Superior Court. The charge is for the Amt. Stated. Why is it being heard in Municipal Court?
A very big difference in Municipal Court you're only subject up to 180 days in jail and up to a thousand-dollar fine. However the amount taken must have been under $200 to be in Municipal Court. Amounts taken over $200 and up to $500 is in Superior Court and subjects the offender to up to 18...Read more »
Hi so I had a fine from a conditional discharge that I thought i paid off and I paid the fee to get my license reinstated after getting it suspended for missing a payment for this fine. 2 months after I got pulled over and given a license suspended ticket. I go to the municipal office where my fine... Read more »
It doesn't just get dismissed without a good lawyer. The court does not send payment reminders they send warrants, license suspensions and failure to appears. You have to defend this case and good lawyer should be able to definitely help you win, reduce or eliminate the penalties that you...Read more »
DWIs and refusal cases are very serious and you can lose your license for 7 to 12 months for a first offense. You should consult with an attorney to see if the police followed the requirements in order to administer the Alcotest. Also, an attorney can examine whether the machine was calibrated...Read more »
I called the local township to either possibly have a new court date issued, or to voluntarily appear in court the next session. Was informed by the court clerk that a $799 warrant had been issued for FTA. Was told a new court date couldn't be issued, or voluntarily appear at next session... Read more »
The bail reform act did not cover cases in Municipal Court. You need to pay the warrant. I would also suggest hiring a lawyer for the disorderly persons offense if you cannot afford one after you pay the warrant you can apply for a public defender.
My son had a 4th offense driving while suspended back in 2015 which he never paid the fine off. He is currently on PTI for a criminal offense (1st one). His friend was stopped on a motor vehicle incident and my son had a warrant. He spent the night in county and has a court date this month. He is... Read more »
Yes it is possible he could go to jail, but much more information would be needed to assess what would happen in his case. I suggest you speak with the lawyer who handled his PTI CHARGE as he would know best, or setup a consultation with a new lawyer if you were not satisfied with your prior...Read more »
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