H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer 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 lawyer.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer IN a perfect world it would be the same exact tickets, but this is not a perfect world and for example one person may have had a perfect record for the last twenty years to the cop may have given the other persona no point ticket where as the other person gets an improper turn ticket. In any event you need to worry about what you got not what the other person got if you need to get no points get yourself a good lawyer. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation so...
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer You need to go to court or call the court, plead not guilty and when you go to court ask for a trial. You can also hire a lawyer to do most of this for you, but you will still need to appear in court. FYI most people who come to my office feel that the tickets they received were an injustice, so your not alone.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer Unfortunately if your ticket is in New Jersey she will need to go to court. You can go to court with her but you can't speak on her behalf. Only an attorney licensed in the state where the accident occurred can't talk on her behalf. This is a very serious offense and could lead to loss of her license for six months and at her advanced age even permanently with an MVC retest. I would suggest that you immediately hire her a good traffic ticket lawyer.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer Unfortunately no excuse exists for having ficticious plates on your car just like sorry officer I didn't see the speed limit sign doesn't work either when going 100 mph. Depending on the charges I would suggest that you hire a lawyer.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer That depends on what the judge wants to do. A warrant for your arrest could issue and your drivers license could be suspended as stated on most tickets. Thus don't take a chance and pay it.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer Everything depends on what you did and your prior criminal record. First time offender programs exist which can definitely help you avoid jail, BUT the prosecutor can deny entry in to them and Burglary one of the crimes you are charged with is a common crime to be denied entry into PTI for. Get yourself a good lawyer and you always have the best chance of avoiding jail. Most of us criminal lawyers offer a free in office consultation, I suggest you set one up ASAP.
2) go to court yourself and probably be found guilty
3) hire a lawyer to go with your son in court and hope that one or more of the tickets can get dismissed. Even for a lawyer having a probationary drivers is always a tough sell to a judge to get them to dismiss a ticket.
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