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I Got a Ticket for Driving With a Cell Phone in New Jersey…Do I Need a Lawyer?

Using a cell phone while driving is against the law in New Jersey. (New Jersey Motor Vehicle Act 39:4-97.3 )  Many people who receive this ticket wonder: Do I need a lawyer?  Is this ticket worth fighting?  Will I get points on my license? The answer to this, like the answer in many legal situations,

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Is My Criminal Charge a Felony or Misdemeanor?

In New Jersey the terms felony and misdemeanor will not be found on a criminal complaint.  New Jersey uses different terms for these offenses.  In New Jersey a felony is called an Indictable Offense or Crime.  There are four degrees of indictable offenses, 1-4, and they are tried by the County Prosecutor’s Office in the

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What is the Statute of Limitation for Criminal Charges in New Jersey?

In criminal cases the statute of limitations (SOL)  is the time period the prosecutor has to charge you with a crime.   The criminal statute of limitations is intended to preserve the integrity of evidence, including witness testimony, and to ensure that criminal cases are resolved in a timely manner. When Does the Statute of Limitations

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What is a Municipal Ordinance Violation?

In New Jersey there are currently 566 municipalities.  They are formed as either buroughs, townships, cities, villages, or towns.  Under the laws of the State of New Jersey each is allowed to create local laws and regulations, called ordinances.  Ordinance violations of a town’s specific local code might include charges of disturbing the peace, excessive noise,

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South Jersey Speeding Ticket Lawyer Fighting for You!

The most common encounter South Jersey residents have with the New Jersey Court System is when they receive a speeding ticket.  The whole experience, from seeing the flashing lights behind you to dealing with the court case, can seem daunting without an ally by your side. Simply paying the fine without appearing in court is

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My New Jersey Driver’s License was Suspended! What do I do!?

If your license has already been lost it is important to speak with a New Jersey traffic attorney about getting it back (restored).  This is important because after your license has been suspended once it is easier to get it suspended in the future. Additionally, each time your license is suspended the penalties and suspension

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