FIGHT YOUR LICENSE SUSPENSION AND THE NJ DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES

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By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Traffic Ticket Attorney The NJ Division of Motor Vehicles is the state agency responsible for regulating driver’s licenses, including commercial drivers licenses (“CDL”) and provisional licenses. Individuals often do not know their rights when it comes to actions taken by the State Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to suspend a license or propose to take some other action with respect to licensing. For example, an individual can be served with a notice of proposed suspension from the DMV even though they were already found not guilty of the charge which caused them to be charged with driving while on the suspended list.   Even if the violation was dismissed, the DMV still has notice …

HOW TO FIGHT A TRAFFIC TICKET IN NEW JERSEY (PART III)

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By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Traffic Ticket Attorney One minute you’re cruising down the highway making great time, and the next you’re pulled over on the side of the road with the flashing lights of a police cruiser in your rear view mirror.  Before you plead guilty to the ticket, consider this: If you are pulled over for a traffic violation, check your ticket for accuracy by reviewing it immediately upon receipt. There are two considerations here: If there are inaccuracies that may hurt your case (i.e. if the officer notes on the ticket that you crossed two lanes of traffic when you only crossed one, or if he says traffic was heavy when in fact it …

BLANKET STRIP-SEARCHES WHILE BEING ISSUED A TRAFFIC TICKET IN NEW JERSER ARE ILLEGAL

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By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Traffic Ticket Attorney The U.S. Supreme Court justices have ruled it’s not their place to interfere in strip-search procedures at detention centers. Look what happened to a New Jersey man who sued after he was mistakenly arrested and then strip-searched — twice — outrageous. Say you forget to pay an outstanding traffic ticket and you end up in county jail. Here’s what a strip-search would mean: You’d be ordered to take off all your clothes. As you stand naked, you’d have to open your mouth and lift your tongue — and then your testicles or breasts, so an officer could look beneath them. You’ll be told to “squat and cough,” as the …

DRUG POSSESSION IN A CAR

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By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a Municipal Court Attorney Under New Jersey law, no operator of a motor vehicle is allowed to knowingly possess any dangerous controlled substance. If you are pulled over by a police officer or highway patrol officer and drugs are found in your car, you will face criminal charges of drug possession. In addition to the criminal charges, the traffic laws add a penalty of $50 and a 2-year suspension of driving privileges. Possession of drugs in a car is a serious charge and deserves a thorough and thoughtful defense in both criminal court and traffic court. Contact me personally today to discuss your municipal matter.  I am easy to talk to, very approachable and can …