hit a cyclist stopped my car and checked he was ok. He was fine just complained bike was damaged. No police called I didn’t make any police report. I now received a hit and run letter from a lawyer claiming property damage. What do I do. The cyclist came out in front of me on a roundabout.
If charged by the police get yourself a good Criminal lawyer you will be facing loss of your license and jail time. If not charged but just received a letter from a lawyer notify your insurance company and if you didn't have insurance or enough insurance hire your own lawyer to defend the case.
Unfortunately probably not, dismissals are rarely granted based on how quick a case is prosecuted. That being said if your lawyer can show prejudice it may happen. in any event you should have a lawyer this is a serious charge where you can lose your license and if you have
License was suspended for failure to appear in court/ paying off a ticket however I did pay the ticket but it was late. I was told to appear in court for driving with a suspended license. What are the next steps
Your next step should be to hire a good lawyer. Your not required to be given notice for a judge ordered suspension which is what you had. That being said a good lawyer should still be able to help you reduce or eliminate the penalties you face or if your lucky get the case dismissed. Most of...Read more »
Unless this is your third offense or you drive for a living, generally best just to pay it and not waste your day in court. A third offense has up to 90 days suspension of your license so that one you need to fight and then I also suggest hiring a good lawyer.
If I were to purchase a car from a private seller that lives couple hours away do I have to get it registered first before driving it home or would I be okay without license plates for a day? Also how would I go about the same situation but from out of state let's say if I drove from New Jersey to... Read more »
Maybe it would depend on the facts of your case to he defenses you have, the quality of attorney you chose and lastly the prosecutor and judge that are appointed to your case. The only factor you can change if charged is to hire the best lawyer you can find to try to make it happen. That being...Read more »
In general you looking it up to five years in jail $15,000 in fines up to 2 years lost driver's license, probation and other penalties as determined by the court. This is a serious offense so if you're charged with it immediately hire a good criminal lawyer. Most of us criminal lawyers offer a...Read more »
Asking for a friend he was accelerating to get away from traffic and an off duty officer who he didn't know was an officer chased him in his personal car he got nervous and tried avoiding the veichle. The cop was from a different town and was probably out of his jurisdiction as well as not on the... Read more »
The NJ cop doesn't need to be on duty or in his jurisdiction to issue a ticket as long as he is in the state of New Jersey. The only difference that it makes is that the ticket must come from the town where the violation occurred. ii your friend can't afford to get the tickets then he needs to...Read more »
We got a ticket a couple of days ago related to 39:3A-1 (Television screen visible to driver) and was wondering if there were any points related to this violation. The ticket says non-payable offense so will go to the court but we were not sure if there were points that we need to clear up.
As far as I know, this is not a point offense and the fine is discretionary in the amount with the Judge and prosecutor. There is a movement to try and make this a point violation along the lines of a distracted driving offense. Apologize to the Court, and try and get out of there with the lowest...Read more »
After I attempted to explain it was not film but glass he then looked at visor area and stated I was in violation of law for suctioned cup amber/white strobes and directional bar in rear of veh plus had me turn on to prove then said I needed a permit to have in/on veh . Besides lumber dumping... Read more »
This is a 2-point ticket with a fine between $50 to $200 however it's generally $85. If your ticket is marked mandatory court appearance required or has a court date and not a pay by date then you could be facing up to 15 days in jail in addition to the fines and points mentioned. If so I would...Read more »
The answer depends as you are not allowed to have your high beams on when another car is nearby either during the day or night. That being said he may have another defense as these are serious charges which can effect his job choices for life. Thus, get yourself a good criminal lawyer that is...Read more »
At court I was informed by the judge of this up to 30 days an officer can write additional traffic violations tickets then mail them to you, so my ? Is are the police required to inform you of that at the time of incident took place?
It can take, days, weeks or even months for a warrant to show up, don't risk it as then you will have to pay much more. Call the court say you need a new payment plan, they will give you a court date and you can discuss this with the judge and bring some money with you. Its better to ask for...Read more »
The case is several years old and the cop did not witness the accident. Would the witnesses listed in the police report be required to testify or would the courts rely on the police report as evidence for trial. The reason I ask about that is the where the location of the witnesses live and would... Read more »
All the state needs is the police officer who came to the scene it's called accident reconstruction they do not necessarily need the witnesses unless they feel they have a week case. As for proof all they have to show is that you drove without due caution or circumspection so for example let's say...Read more »
You need to click on one of our profiles and call the number you see. For example my office offers a free consultation if you are charged with a traffic ticket and you are looking for a lawyer to represent you in the case. You can setup this free in office consultation by calling 1-800-9-RIGHTS...Read more »
The cop maybe right unfortunately many international driver's licenses are fake and are not the one that is recognized by the State of New Jersey. I suggest you set up one of the free in office consultations that some of us traffic ticket lawyers offer. This is a serious offense with serious...Read more »
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