Clifton, New Jersey Traffic Ticket Lawyers
The Clifton traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo can assist any drivers who are issued tickets while travelling through Clifton. There are strict time limits in the New Jersey court rules for drivers to respond to traffic citations. Drivers who believe they were wrongly ticketed or need legal assistance to determine how best to respond to the charges should contact the Clifton traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo for advice.
The traffic ticket lawyers at our firm have appeared in municipal courts in Passaic County, where Clifton is situated, and throughout New Jersey for years defending clients in traffic violation and criminal matters. Among the lawyers at the firm are an attorney certified as an Alcotest operator and trained in roadside Field Sobriety Tests (Todd Palumbo). Additionally, another partner in the firm (David Schmidt), is a former prosecutor. The Clifton prosecutor must prove all charges beyond a reasonable doubt. The experienced attorneys who represent you will make the prosecutor meet that burden; we will be your strongest advocates in Clifton municipal court.
Clifton is one of the largest cities in northern New Jersey. Routes 3, 19, 21 and 46, as well as the Garden State Parkway, run through the city. The police in Clifton, including the State Police who patrol the GSP in Clifton, have many different traffic violations with which to charge offending motorists. Some of those potential charges are:
- Careless Driving
- Reckless Driving
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident
- Failure to Yield to Pedestrian at Crosswalk
- Texting while driving
- Failure to stop at a stop light/sign
- Driving with a license suspension
Tickets carry large fines and also mean points being placed on a driver’s record. The accumulation of points on a driver’s record can lead to expensive insurance surcharges. It can also lead to license suspension and even revocation. Contacting one of our lawyers for a consultation could save you thousands of dollars in the long run.
We will first examine all the circumstances surrounding the traffic stop made by the police. New Jersey police are required to follow various procedures when they decide to stop a person driving a car. There are additional rules or procedures governing the police when they determine to search a vehicle and/or the people in that vehicle. If there is any violation of those established rules on the part of the police, the Clifton traffic ticket lawyers at the firm will fight to have the traffic stop made by the police declared illegal and have any and all evidence they gathered from that improper stop deemed inadmissible.
Our attorneys will also gather from the Clifton prosecutor all police documents and reports relevant to your case. We will provide a comprehensive defense to the charges asserted by the Clifton police. We will fight for you and protect your rights in Clifton municipal court.
As municipal court attorneys, we recognize that many cases are resolved by way of plea bargaining. Successful plea bargains often reduce a defendant’s legal expenses and save time, court appearances, etc., for both sides. If plea bargaining in a case is appropriate, we will engage in settlement discussions with the Clifton prosecutor from a position of strength. We will not enter into plea negotiations unless the client is in complete agreement. Also, we commit to all clients that we will never force a client to accept a plea deal if the client is uncomfortable with that deal.
If you have received a traffic ticket, the Clifton traffic ticket lawyers at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo will provide you with a “big firm” defense at “small firm” costs. Call us for a consultation.