North Plainfield, New Jersey Traffic Ticket Lawyers
Receiving a traffic ticket is not the end of the world but, depending on the violation charged, conviction of a traffic offense can have serious financial and personal consequences. If you receive a summons for a traffic violation in North Plainfield rest assured that the North Plainfield police will seek to vigorously enforce the cited traffic violation. You will need an experienced North Plainfield traffic ticket lawyer to explore the facts and circumstances surrounding your traffic stop to ensure your rights are fully protected. Do not pay that ticket without first consulting the experienced traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo.
North Plainfield is a well-known community in Union County. Route 22, a heavily travelled east-west highway, runs through the town for several miles. Numerous shoppers are drawn to the national chain stores on Rt. 22. Many commuters pass through North Plainfield daily on their way to work or home. North Plainfield police officers do not hesitate to pull drivers over for perceived traffic violations. The North Plainfield municipal court, at which Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo attorneys have appeared for many years, has a heavy traffic violation case load. The North Plainfield traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo are intimately familiar with New Jersey law concerning traffic violations and will hold the North Plainfield police and prosecutors to the standard of proof required to prove a traffic violation under New Jersey law.
There are numerous traffic violations under New Jersey law for which a driver in North Plainfield can be charged. These include:
- Driving with a suspended or revoked license
- Texting while driving
- Careless or reckless driving
- Unsafe lane change
While a driver who receives a traffic violation summons may have the option to plead guilty and pay a fine through the mail, that may not be a wise choice. The penalties for many New Jersey traffic violations also include the imposition of points on the convicted driver’s record. Accumulated points on a driver’s record can lead to additional fines, the possibility of license suspension and increased car insurance premiums.
Additionally, as in the case of any charges made by the police against a citizen, the North Plainfield prosecutor will be required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt each element of any offense charged by the police. The traffic ticket attorneys at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, who include a former New York prosecutor and an attorney specially trained in in roadside Field Sobriety Tests and Alcotest, will hold the prosecutor to those proofs and be prepared to attack the State’s case at trial.
Alternatively, in the appropriate situation, the traffic ticket lawyers at Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo will negotiate a plea deal acceptable to the client from a position of strength.
If you recently received a traffic ticket in North Plainfield, be aware that you have to respond to that ticket in the time specified on the ticket. You should immediately contact Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo for assistance.