Traffic Offenses

24
MAY
2012
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Traffic offenders in Union County, NJ or more likely to go to jail then if the same offense was committed in any other County in NJ!

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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As of June 1, 2012 the Slap program is no longer offered in Union County New Jersey. The practical affect of extinguishing SLAP (Sheriff Labor Assistance Program*) from Union County is still unknown. Most municipal court judges are staying mandatory jail terms imposed upon...
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05
MAR
2012
Traffic Ticket Penalties

Moving Violations for Commercial Drivers

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Commercial drivers spend a lot more time on the road than the average American and more time on the road means more opportunity to get a traffic ticket. If you are a commercial driver’s license (“CDL”) holder, a moving violation ticket can be the beginning of long list of...
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04
FEB
2012

What happens when you are charged with a traffic offense and indicatable offense?

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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In the past, if a defendant had been charged with traffic offenses and an indictable criminal offense, in most cases, the charges would be heard in two different courts. First, the defendant would be facing the indictable criminal charges in the Superior Court. criminal division...
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03
FEB
2012
Immigration consequences

Immigration consequences in Municipal Court Discussed.

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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Illegal aliens or undocumented immigrants due incur traffic offenses such as DWI and/or speeding tickets. However, the procedures for illegal aliens or undocumented aliens are somewhat different if arrested for a DWI and/or drug offense under title 2c.  According to various...
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15
JAN
2012
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If initial consent to giving a breath test and an inadequate breath test is given=refusal?

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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If a motorist is apprehended for suspicion of drinking and driving does that motorist have to submit to a breath test. The simple answer is “yes” (for most situations but not ALL). According to New Jersey law under NJSA 39:4-50.2(e), the police are required to read to...
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26
DEC
2011
Traffic ticket Lawyer

New Jersey Traffic Ticket Lawyer Explains What Can Happen If You Just Ignore Your Traffic Ticket

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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What happens if you ignore a ticket depends on what type of ticket it is. If it is a ticket for a moving violation and you just ignore the ticket, the court could issue a bench warrant for your arrest, and your license could be suspended. This is a very serious consequence, so it...
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23
NOV
2011
New Jersey DUI Stops

Disobeying a traffic sign on Federal Park Property

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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If you are visiting one of New Jersey vast parks owned, managed, regulated and operated by the Federal Government then you must adhere to federal traffic regulations. According to 36 CFR 4.12,  “Traffic control devices.  Failure to comply with the directions of a traffic...
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23
NOV
2011

Speed Restrictions on Federal Property

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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A motorist traveling on federal property such as Sandy Hook beach is subject to federal speed restriction laws. According to 36 CFR 4.21, all motorist traveling on park roads must adhere to the following speed restriction: (1) 15 miles per hour: within all school zones,...
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07
NOV
2011
DUI Attorneys

Signing and Accepting a Traffic Ticket in New Jersey

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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If you receive a traffic ticket for a moving violation (such as speeding), the police officer who issues the ticket will ask you to sign it. Signing a ticket does not mean you are admitting you did anything wrong. Signing a ticket merely means that you agree to appear in court on...
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22
SEP
2011
Disorderly Conduct In New Jersey?

What provides N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission authority to impose surchages?

Posted By : Dan Matrafajlo
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The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is delegated the authority, via statute, to impose insurance surcharges on every New Jersey driver that, within a three year period, “has accumulated six or more motor vehicle points”. See, N.J.S.A. 17:29A-35. The costs to New...
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