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Q: I was pulled over in NJ for “unclear/fictitious” plates & unregistered vehicle. I purchased the car privately & NJMVC

The Closest NjDMVs (70 miles) were closed due to staff COVID infections -on the 2 separate occasions that I had appts for. I showed the officer my valid insurance for the vehicle and the title and bill of sale. The car has been fully insured & I had the title and bill of sale. Despite... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Sep 10, 2021

Sure you can plead not guilty and explain your situation to the judge but unfortunately it still means you are guilty based on what you said. If you want the best defense your best choice is to always hire a good lawyer to find a defense for you.

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Q: I got a 39:3-15 while being parked in nj what fines apply to this ticket
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 25, 2021

You are looking at a $300.00 fine for a car and possible suspension of license and registration privileges if not taken care of quickly

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Q: 39:4-98.29 is this put points on my license
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 11, 2021

Yes, this is at least a 2 point violation and I strongly urge you to get counsel in the area of the court as they are usually more knowledgeable of the happenings and trends in their Court.

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Q: between one is better to plead - unsafe driving - or care less driving
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 5, 2021

Unsafe Driving on a third offense is a 4 point violation, whereas Careless can be a 2 point. There is also the 97.2 which is an unsafe on the first time which is a Zero Point but a 400.00 fine. so it all depends on the situation

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Q: In NJ can I plead down on 39:4-97 and 39:4-144 if I have a bad driving record?
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 4, 2021

You can always ask the Prosecutor, and the worst he can do is say no. Every Prosecutor is different and it depends on your demeanor and attitude and also if you gave the Police Officer that gave you the most recent ticket a "hard time." I strongly urge you to seek out competent counsel... Read more »

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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.

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 2, 2021

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

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Gaming for New Jersey on
Q: Goodmorning I have a quick question. Will points be put on my license if failure to observe signal?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 31, 2021

Yes Failure to observe a signal is a 2-point ticket. The points will go on your license unless you fight the ticket at court and win. Your best chance of eliminating these points is with a good lawyer representing you for the charge. Even if your guilty of the charge in most cases a good lawyer... Read more »

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Q: I have a traffic camera mounted on the right side of my windshield which allows 12 inches of view beneath it.

The Camera is approximately 4“ x 6“ is mounted right center of the windshield. In the state of New Jersey does this legally obstruct my view?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 14, 2021

Yes most judges would consider that an obstructed View.

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Q: I need assistance with warrants in north Arlington for driving on suspended. I’m an out of state resident.

Can give any information when contacted

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 28, 2021

A good lawyer can definitely help you with this, but we cannot contact you, you need to contact one of us and setup the free in office consultation that most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: best way to get the lowest amount of fines for multiple drunk driving fines?

39: 4-50,4-97,4-97.2,4-96,4-56,4-67,4-130,4-129A,3-74,3-33

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 26, 2021

In all honesty you should not be concerned about the fines but a few of these violations have a mandatory loss of license and even the possibility of jail time. That's what you need to hire a lawyer for, to try to reduce or eliminate these penalties. Money you can always make more, and you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can you make a left turn crossing double solid yellow lines. Into a shopping plaza in New Jersey’s
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 25, 2021

No, your not allowed to cross the double yellow lines. If this is what your charged with consider hiring a lawyer as a good lawyer should be able to reduce or eliminate the points that this ticket carries here in NJ. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation.

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Q: Can court use 14 years ago offense and tag it on current offense?

Reckless driving offense 14 years ago and settle without points, Now 14 years later got an ticket saying running over Red light. The judge say I have to pay more for second offense. Since i have one 14 years ago. Can they do that!

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 24, 2021

Some tickets like reckless driving have first and 2nd offense penalties. The first offense has up to 60 days in jail and a fine and the 2nd has up to 90 days in jail and a fine. The law unlike in some other statues does not state that the that first offense goes away after so many years, so the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: Is it legal for the cops to lie and say I have a warrant so they can get me near them to pin. Stuff on me?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 15, 2021

Cops are allowed to lie, but this one is a close one in regards to that which a judge would have to decide based on the testimony of the witnesses. That being said you always have a right to see a copy of the warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: bought a used car, threw my old plates inside, while trying to make appt for reg.summoned with 39:3-33a. guiltyplea?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 13, 2021

I suggest speaking with a lawyer for the specific penalties for your case, many of us lawyers offer a free in office consultation depending on your specific charge.

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Q: WHAT IS THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION 39:3-33A?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jun 13, 2021

Generally the penalty is as follows: a person on convicted of displaying a fictitious number, as prohibited herein, shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $500.00 or imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days.

A person violating any other provision of this section 39:3-33...
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Q: Got a ticket citing careless driving. Cops said it will be 2 points. Should I go to court to fight it?
Todd D. Palumbo
Todd D. Palumbo answered on Jun 8, 2021

Careless driving shows bad for insurance purposes. Yes, 2 points are bad, but a kicker to your insurance premiums for several years could cost you a lot more. You should absolutely contest the ticket.

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Q: For statute no 39 4-97.3, if you are at a stop sign and you look at your phone. Are you violating the statue?
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on May 11, 2021

Yes, you are as the statute say using, and also says that it shall not impede operation. If you are at a Stop sign, you are not paying attention to the road and the flow of traffic

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Q: Got 3 driving while suspended tickets in different jurisdictions that are active in NJ. Any advice?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 9, 2021

Yes my advice to you would be to hire a good lawyer as you're looking at mandatory jail time even with a lawyer. However a good lawyer can help you at least reduce the amount of time that you are looking at. Set up one of the free in office consultations that most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer.

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Q: Does this statute hold up if the vehicle overtaken was making a left turn?

Nj 39:4:85

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 6, 2021

We would need more facts to properly answer your question. The only thing worse than no answer is the wrong answer and without all the facts you will probably get the wrong answer.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: I need a pro bono later I live in north Brunswick nj traffic atop DWI and careless driving court date may 5,2021

No

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 2, 2021

A pro bono lawyer is given by the court and he is called the public defender. You need to request one on your court date and if you qualify one will be appointed for you.

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