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Category Archives: Traffic Violations

Disorderly Conduct Charges Union County NJ

Disorderly conduct is one of the most common crimes charged by police and covers a wide variety of situations that range from fighting to lewd and offensive language.  Depending on the offense, penalties for disorderly conduct can range from fines to time in jail. Though many view crimes such as domestic violence, drug offenses, and… Continue Reading

What Can I Do if a Friend or Family Member is Arrested?

Being arrested in Union County, Linden, Westfield, Scotch Plains or anywhere can be a scary experience not only for the one being arrested, but for their family as well.  Being arrested can leave the family feeling frightened, confused and wondering what to do next. Given that most of us are not accustomed to dealing with… Continue Reading

Challenging Traffic Stops in New Jersey

Traffic stops are the first step in many Municipal Court legal issues including DWI’s, drug offenses, traffic violations, and more. Unfortunately, many New Jersey citizens do not understand their rights during traffic stops, searches, and seizures. This can lead to scenarios where individuals voluntarily waive their rights or become victims of unlawful traffic stops. Today, our traffic violation attorneys will discuss individual… Continue Reading

What do Disorderly Persons Charges Entail?

New Jersey legal terminology can be confusing. For starters, many individuals who have been charged with disorderly conduct charges believe that is the same as disorderly persons, and vice versa. Disorderly persons offenses are a classification of charges which replace what many other states consider misdemeanors. Criminal charges with a “degree” are considered felony charges… Continue Reading

Man Arrested has $44k in Unpaid Tolls and Traffic Violations

Last Friday, July 21st, Newark resident Antonio L. Laracuente, 37, was caught passing through an EZPass toll on the George Washington Bridge without paying. Port Authority spokesman Joseph Pentangelo said than an officer spotted him driving though a lower-level toll at 7:45 a.m. in his 2012 Honda Acord when the EZPass signboard read “toll unpaid”.… Continue Reading

Drivers Playing Pokemon Go Can Be Issued Traffic Citations for Distracted Driving in New Jersey

The sudden popularity of the Pokemon Go game is causing distracted driving accidents on roadways in New Jersey, New York, and elsewhere in the country, according to a recent study published in the American Medical Association’s peer-reviewed JAMA Internal Medicine. The study was conducted by researchers at San Diego State University in California, but the… Continue Reading

Union County NJ Drivers Can Be Charged with DWI for Sleeping in Parked Car while Intoxicated

Drivers in Union County and elsewhere in New Jersey need to be aware that the state has some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the entire country, with prosecutors and judges who are often willing to pursue maximum punishments for repeat offenders. It is also imperative that Union County NJ residents understand that they… Continue Reading

Teen Driver Cited for Traffic Violations, Allegedly Caused Car Accident after Using Snapchat Speed Filter

A distracted driving accident in Georgia has gotten national attention because the teenage driver who allegedly caused the car crash was reportedly using Snapchat at the time. Now the teen suspect who was behind the wheel has been charged with multiple traffic offenses and sued by the family of the person injured in the rear-end… Continue Reading

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