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Q: I got this ticket today but i didnt use my phone even i didnt touch my phone. i was driving only one hand.

i have dash cam but it records road and voice. i was driving lonely and i didn't talk to phone so you can understand with dash cam. i didn't text anyone i can prove my call/text log from sprint. Also when i typed my ticket online. they gave me same ticket to my wife as well but my wife was working... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 15, 2019

Call the court plead not guilty and ask for a trial when you go to court. But understand use of your phone or texting is not required the law is violated if you hold your phone..

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Q: I got my first ticket for not obeying signals. There is no fine written and no “court appearance required” just date

No

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 11, 2019

Does the tickets a pay by date on it? If not you may want to contact a good traffic ticket lawyer to review the ticket most of us offer free in office consultations

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Q: I passed a bus with flashing yellow lights and no stop sign out. Is this illegal

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 8, 2019

By law you must attempt to stop on a yellow, but as long as it didn't turn red your ok, but if you get a ticket get a lawyer this is a serious ticket which could involve jail time, community service and 5 points.

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Q: why the state police sent me to court for using my cell phone if it's my first time I use it?

what do I do?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 6, 2019

The state trooper did not send you to court the law did, it is a mandatory court appearance the trooper has no say in that because only the judge can determine the fine. Its considered a form of punishment to mandate your appearance in court. If its your first offense cheapest just to go to court... Read more »

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Q: Why am I just getting a notice about reexamination for my drivers license due to accidents that accured over a year ago

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 4, 2019

This is because the motor vehicle commission is notoriously slow, this is to your advantage as you were still driving.

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Q: Can traffic court deny new date request based on full time student with classes on scheduled court date?

Received speeding ticket and assigned court date after not guilty plea that conflicts with college class attendance. Requested 10 day delay to allow for classes and finals to be completed so as to not conflict with appearance date. Clerk indicated this was not possible and scheduled court date... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 28, 2019

You have no right to an adjournment it is always within the courts discretion. In this case since your request was denied you must go to court otherwise you have the possibility of a warrant being issued. I would suggest hiring a lawyer as a lawyer could not only probably lower the points but... Read more »

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Q: I have court for leaving my car in an abandoned property for 2 hours. My car was also towed. Thisi is my first offense

What can I say in court & what chance do I have

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 28, 2019

The defense would be based on the reason why you left the car on the property.

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Q: I was ask to take breathe test but machine was broken so I was told I don't have to take it then I was charged with ref

It was more than 120days when it was heard so what can I do about it plus I was giving 6 months in jail. It was heard in different court

Howard Lesnik answered on Apr 26, 2019

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 »

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Q: What is the fine for a ticket of this matter

I got pulled over for expired driver's license. Unfortunately my child was having a bad moment and took off the seatbelt. The police officer sent me to court for 39:3-76.2F.B and gave me a ticket for expired license and other for driver without a license (I lost my wallet that same day) what... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 23, 2019

Define would depend on whether you have a payable ticket for a mandatory court appearance repairable you can look it up online at mvc direct.com

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Q: Can I get in trouble too?

My friend and I were drifting in a empty lot someone pulled into the lot and we both were heading out I was in front and a cop pulled in I passed him and once I passed him he turned on his lights in front of my friend, the police officer got my phone number.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 22, 2019

Sure it could be considered tresspassing. If charged get a lawyer.

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Q: I received a ticket for a passenger without a seatbelt under the age of 18. The passenger was 19 what are my options?

The officer did not ask the passenger her age. I did not realize it was for an underage passenger until I looked at the ticket when I got home. I pleaded not guilty and was given a new court date and no other instructions or options

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 16, 2019

Best bet is to bring that person with you to court show the judge this persons ID and the ticket should be dismissed.

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Q: New Jersey State police impounded my vehicle but I was not issued any tickets at that time. Can they legally hold it?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 15, 2019

No they would need a reason to impound it, such as it was illegal parked etc. Tickets however could be issued after the impoundment.

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Q: I got a flat tire in front of a family house with insurance on a vehicle I got a ticket for vehicle abandonment can they

It’s been there about a month and forgot to renew registration recently

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 14, 2019

The answer depends on how long was the car in front of your house with the flat tire, if it was a few hours no problem if it was a few days you may have a big problem.

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Q: I received a 4-03a1 moving violation in NYC with an NJ drivers license. Officer said with nj license there is no points

The normal amount of points in NYC for this violation is 3. Is it true there are no points for this ticket with an NJ license? I just find what the officer told me about no points hard to believe.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 11, 2019

Any out of state moving violation transfers to NJ as 2 points on your NJ license. I suggest hiring a lawyer if getting no points is important to you.

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Q: I just received NJ violation 39.4.94.2b it was at an intersection that was not clearly marked.How likely can I fight it

The intersection had a flashing yellow signal. The "Road closed AHEAD" was place after the intersection and not before. The police officer was in his car, behind the barriers, with no lights on, just past the intersection. There was a small indistinct arrow on the barriers that appeared to me as... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 9, 2019

You can fight any ticket the question is can you win and generally most judges believe the officer. If you had a video it would help a lot more than a tape of the conversation.

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Q: Hi, My fiance was driving my car which is registered and insured under my name. An officer pulled us over

we had asked what was the reason for the pull over the officer responded to my fiance who was driving and i in the passenger side and the officer said for driving with a suspended license and suspended registration. my car is legit my license is not suspended and i dont know how the officer was... Read more »

Stuart Nachbar answered on Apr 9, 2019

You definitely need to get Counsel to sort out this mess. I am not sure why you were pulled over unless there was something amiss with the traffic stop. Please seek out counsel to assist in this matter.

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Q: I got pulled over for Allegedly being on my phone, was given a ticket to go go to court but no fine amount. what now?

He said I need to go to court and did not give me any other information? Am I going to have to get a lawyer? I was not on my phone..

Kristofher Beralo answered on Apr 8, 2019

Without really knowing exactly what ticket were issued to you, I am going to assume that is 39:4-97.3 “Use of hands-free wireless telephone in moving vehicle. If this is the case, you can either plead guilty and pay $200-$400 fine (if this was your first offense) and resolve the matter or set a... Read more »

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Q: Is a chief of police allowed to assign you a certain number of traffic stops you have to make per shift?

If he is not satisfied with the number of citations and arrests you have per month. Is he allowed to for example require you to stop 5 vehicles per 12 hour shift?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 6, 2019

This is an employment law question not a traffic ticket questions, I would suggest reposting under employment law.

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Q: I was pulled over for speeding (60 in a 55) on March 13th. How long usually do I have to pay the ticket? Lost ticket.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 31, 2019

There isn't really isn't a set time each court is different I suggest you call the court where you got the ticket and ask.

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Q: Just got my 1st speeding ticket here in NJ today. Plead guilty or not guilty?

39:4-98 .14 Speeding (.14 Indicates Exceeding By 10-14 Mph is what's on the ticket. Is it better to appear in court and plead not guilty and just pay a higher fine? Or just pay the fine and accept the 2 points? This is my first ticket so I'm not really sure what to do. Would my insurance go up if I... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 23, 2019

Your best bet is to seek a free in office consultation with an experienced traffic ticket lawyer that most of us offer to get the correct advise for you. Many variables could exist such as you are 17 and a probationary driver, you can't get a no point ticket. Or lets say you are a CDL driver a... Read more »

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