Mountainside Borough, New Jersey Traffic Ticket Lawyers
Motorists who receive traffic tickets in Mountainside require the assistance of experienced Mountainside traffic ticket lawyers. You may be able to plead guilty and pay the required fine by simply checking a box on the traffic summons and mailing it to the Mountainside Municipal court with a check - but that would be a mistake. Many traffic offenses also include points which are added to your driving record. The accumulation of points can lead to a suspended driver’s license and expensive insurance surcharges. You should consult with the Mountainside traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo before checking the box on that traffic summons.
Mountainside is a small town in Union County. However, Route 22 crosses the length of the community. Route 22 is frequently full of shoppers visiting the stores on the busy highway in Mountainside and the surrounding communities. Also, commuters travel on Route 22 daily going from home to work and back again. The Mountainside police patrol Route 22 and routinely enforce the traffic laws. Some of the traffic violations which are cited by the Mountainside police include:
- Driving an unregistered vehicle
- Failure to stop
- Reckless driving
- Unsafe lane change
The experienced Mountainside traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo include a former Brooklyn, NY Assistant District Attorney (David Schmidt) and an attorney trained in roadside Field Sobriety Tests and as a Certified Alcotest Operator (Todd Palumbo). They can assess the circumstances surrounding the traffic ticket you received and advise you as to the best course of action to take. The traffic ticket lawyers at the firm have handled traffic offenses and other criminal matters in Mountainside Municipal Court and municipal courts throughout Union County for years. The Mountainside municipal prosecutor will have to prove any offense charged beyond a reasonable doubt. The traffic ticket attorneys know what evidence the police and prosecutor have to put forth to meet that heavy burden. The traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo are also experts in criminal procedure and are well versed on the procedures the Mountainside police are required to follow. If the Mountainside police acted in violation of those procedures, we will find that out (proof of violation of established criminal procedures by the police can result in the dismissal of all charges).
Alternatively, if the circumstances surrounding the traffic citation warrant it, the traffic ticket lawyers at the firm will explore the resolution of the case by negotiated plea. Most criminal and traffic offense matters are resolved by plea bargains. Early resolution of cases saves both the prosecution and defense time and legal expenses. Moreover, the uncertainty regarding the outcome of a trial is avoided. The traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo will negotiate from a position of strength to arrange a plea agreement most beneficial to the client. Moreover, no one will force a client to accept a plea; we will only agree to a plea deal if the client is in complete agreement.
If you have received a traffic ticket in Mountainside, contact the Mountainside traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo before you plead guilty and pay that fine.
You won’t regret it.