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New Jersey Traffic Tickets Lawyer

Driving is a privilege that you may not fully appreciate until there is a threat it may be taken away. New Jersey law enforcement is committed to keeping the highway and streets of our state safe; if you are caught driving in a way that puts others in danger, your license may be taken from you. An experienced traffic offense attorney may be able to help you minimize the fines and suspensions you are facing. Call John today and learn what he can do to save your driver’s license from being suspended.

Providing quick and effective resolutions to traffic infractions for New Jersey residents

Traffic violations may lead to hefty fines, mandatory driving improvement classes, and a temporary loss of driving privileges. For many New Jersey residents, this may interfere with geting to work, running daily chores, and picking kids up from school. For individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license, even minor traffic infractions can lead to job termination. If you are dealing with a traffic related offense, John Fabriele may be able to help. He has effectively helped individuals resolve traffic related incidents including:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Reckless Driving
  • Hit and Runs
  • Speeding
  • Suspended License
  • Uninsured Motorists

Whether you need assistance in handling a simple speeding ticket, or you are accused of something more serious like DWI, John can help you resolve your motor vehicle issues. John will explain to you your options, and help you save time, money, and help preserve your driver’s license . Call John today for a free case evaluation.

Hassle free solution to deal with the Motor Vehicle Commission

The Motor Vehicle Commission, or the DMV as it is commonly known, can provoke anxiety in even the most responsible of motorists. Whether you are dealing with points on your license, a threat of suspension, or have been caught driving without insurance, John can remove some of the hassle and anxiety associated with taking care of the problem. John will simplify the process and ensure that all of the DMV’s requirements are met, so that you may avoid having your license suspended. Traffic violations can cost you time and money that you do not have without the services of an attorney; John can help you save time and money. Call our office today.

Examples of Traffic Violations

  • Reckless Driving, punishable by a jail term of not more than 60 days, a fine between $50 and $200, or both
  • Driving in an unsafe manner, a fine of between $50 and $150 and one license penalty point. Fines ramp up based on multiple convictions. Improper Turns. Fine of up to $100
  • Leaving the scene of an accident where injury occurred. A fine of between $2,500 and $5,000, or imprisonment for 180 days, or both

Contesting a Traffic Citation in Court

New Jersey Police must follow a strict procedure when issuing a traffic ticket. The ticket must state the exact nature of the offense and contain information on how to contest the charges. The exact procedure for this is outlined in NJ Statute 39:4-139.4.

Time is of the essence at this stage. There is only a short time in which a person has the ability to contest the charges.

In NJ Statute 39:4-139.8, the law states that the court may require that the officer who issued the ticket appear in person. Ensuring that the court sees that this is necessary is an important first step in an individual’s defense.

New Jersey traffic lawyers will work to convince the sitting judge that an individual’s right to question the officer is vital to their defense. Once that officer does appear, our attorneys will question that officer, as well as examine all the evidence in the case to work towards the best possible outcome in the individual’s particular circumstances.

Potential Criminal Charges for Traffic Violations

More serious accusations involving traffic violations, such as leaving the scene of an accident where an injury occurred, reckless driving, or even DUI, all carry potential jail time.

Because of this, these incidents are treated as a criminal charge. When a person is accused of criminal charges, they are required to appear at court for an initial arraignment.

This arraignment time will appear on a person’s citation. At this arraignment may issues are considered, including any amount required for bail and any pretrial conditions. This hearing can affect a person’s freedom.

Speaking with an Attorney

An attorney can work with their client to reach positive outcomes at these arrangements. Additionally, during pre-trial hearings, our traffic lawyers examine every piece of evidence in your unique case, make evidentiary motions and question witnesses at potential trials.

Criminal convictions resulting from traffic violations affect not only a person’s driving record, but also their criminal record. This can make it difficult to keep auto insurance as well as to maintain employment that requires driving.

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog - Traffic Offenses