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Q: A Jeep Wrangler is designed to have removable doors. Assuming the vehicle has all required mirrors and the driver is...

...wearing a seatbelt, is driving a Wrangler without doors a violation of 39:3-44?

Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 19, 2019

I do not believe driving without the doors if the mirrors are attached to the main body is a violation

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Q: i got a ticket in maryland for railroad crossing MR-11-392.10a. will i lose my dl

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Aug 17, 2019

Attorneys are licensed by state you posted this in the New Jersey Section I suggest you posted in the Maryland section. Also I suggest you hire an attorney if the ticket does come with a license suspension

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Q: 168-41B .Purchased parking ticket of one lot but seems like parked in another, can I request to reduce the fee?

Parking ticket. I purchased parking ticket of one lot in the train station but looks like I parked in the wrong lot which was permit parking, in this case can my penalty fee of $60 be reduced since I have payed for another lot but made a mistake. This is the first time I have received a ticket

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

You can go to court and ask but do you want to waste your day for $60.00

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Q: If i received a ticket in NJ for a hand held device but my licence is from NY. Do they go by NJ rules or NY? Any point?

Want to know if they follow NJ rule of just a warning and a fine or NY rule and i get points on mu license?

Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 6, 2019

The Driver License Compact is an interstate agreement between 45 states to exchange information about license suspensions and traffic violations of non-residents, including DUI offenses. Its theme is "One Driver, One License, One Record."

The five non-member states are Maine, Michigan,...
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Q: Traffic Ticket on Tire Equipment how can I avoid the fee?

How can I win a case of driving without a license even though an International driving license was issued?

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

You probably can't win the case without a good lawyer on your side and even then there is no guarantee. Everything will be based on the facts of your case the defense the attorney can find for you and attorneys experience in handling these cases. That's why I suggest that you get yourself a good... Read more »

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Q: In general, should street parking signs be clearly visible?

I got a parking ticket due to a parking sign covered by leaves and the view was obstructed. I didn't see the sign and did not know that section of the street is resident parking permit only from 9am to noon. I got a parking ticket at 11:42am. Do I have a good chance to dismiss my ticket?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 30, 2019

If the sign clearly cannot be seen take a picture of it bring that picture with you to court and you will have a good defense that should win.

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Q: I parked on a street in West New York, NJ on a Thursday morning btw two signs. One of the signs is not conspicuous.

Following the direction of the street, the 1st sign states "No parking on Wed and Fri". The 2nd sign states "Residents parking permit only from 9 am to noon, Mon-Fri". The 2nd sign is not conspicuous, is placed next to trees and covered by a lot of leaves. I did not see the 2nd sign, and got a... Read more »

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

An attorney would need to take a look at the sign to tell you whether you were properly ticketed I suggest you bring pictures of the sign to a parking ticket lawyer

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Q: I parked on a street in West New York, NJ on a Thursday morning btw two signs.

Following the direction of the street, the 1st sign states "No parking on Wed and Fri". The 2nd sign states "Residents parking permit only from 9 am to noon, Mon-Fri". The 2nd sign is not conspicuous, is placed next to trees and covered by a lot of leaves. I did not see the 2nd sign, and got a... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 26, 2019

An attorney would truly need to see the signs with a picture or video to give you an answer as it can depend.

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Q: Got a hit and run lawyers letter. I hit a cyclist he was fine we didn’t call the police.

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.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 25, 2019

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.

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Q: If I was charged with driving without insurance on 10/2/18 and my court date is Aug 20 2019 can I get it dismissed

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 25, 2019

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

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Q: I got pulled over and was told my license was suspended but I did not know it was suspended.

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

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 24, 2019

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 »

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Q: Are motor vehicle laws applicable in strip mall parking lots.. ex: speeding, seatbelt, turn signal, handicap/FZ parking

Howard Lesnik answered on Jul 23, 2019

Handicapped parking is applicable to all parking lots. Moving violations are subject to public roads. Please consult with an attorney to discuss the facts that you are asking about.

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Q: How can i fight my ticket? I was on my way for a job appointment and got pulled over for using my cell phone but I was

Looking at my gps and didn't have my phone stand

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

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.

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Q: Car registration question in New Jersey

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 »

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

If you purchase a car and you're going to use it here in New Jersey you need to have New Jersey registration before you can drive it in New Jersey.

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Q: In New Jersey criminal law code 2c:21-2.1c it's a 3rd degree felony can this be downgraded during the proceedings ?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 13, 2019

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 »

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Q: What's the minimum and maximum penalty for New Jersey criminal code 2c:21-2.1c? Thank you in advance

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 13, 2019

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 »

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Q: Off duty and out of jurisdiction officer see's someone speeding and he's in his personal vehicle can he give ticket?

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 »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 12, 2019

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 »

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Q: are there any points associated to the violation of traffic regulation section 39:3A-1?

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.

Stuart Nachbar answered on Jul 11, 2019

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 »

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Q: 39:3-54.7 & .10 & .11 After stopping me for supposed tinted windows (MANUFACTURED TINTED NOT FILM) saw in sunvisor no

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 »

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

Attorneys are not supposed to quote prices on this website. That being said I suggest that you set up one of the free in office consultations that most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer.

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Q: What monetary and points penalties does Statue number 39:4-92 carry (Edison NJ).

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 5, 2019

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 »

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