Traffic Ticket Lawyer
A ticket for a traffic violation can be more than just an inconvenience: it can lead to a suspended license.
However, a lawyer can fight a traffic violation in New Jersey so that you can maintain your livelihood.
The Law Offices of Jeffrey W. Goldblatt Esq. in East Brunswick, Freehold, and Wall, NJ, will fight for your best interests in traffic court.
Understanding the New Jersey Points Schedule
Receiving a ticket while trying to navigate the traffic in East Brunswick, Wall, and Freehold New Jersey is a common problem. Tickets from moving violations add points to your driving record and the severity of the violation dictates how many points you receive on your driving record. Points can range from two points for failure to observe a stop sign, to eight points for leaving the scene of an accident with a personal injury. These can add up quickly, especially for clients with multiple traffic tickets.
A growing point tally leads to higher insurance rates. Accrue enough points and you can lose your driver's license. If you earn your living with a commercial driver's license (CDL), too many traffic tickets can be a career-killer. It is important to find a lawyer who can help you keep your CDL so you can keep your job.
Jeffrey W. Goldblatt More Than a Traffic Ticket Lawyer
Fighting a ticket requires more than just showing up to traffic court. Attorney Jeffrey W. Goldblatt has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to fighting traffic tickets. Mr. Goldblatt holds the rare distinction of being a former municipal prosecutor, giving him in-depth knowledge of the process and an advantage over other traffic ticket attorneys.
Regardless of whether you face a major traffic violation or a minor speeding ticket, Mr. Goldblatt will fight to get your ticket reduced to a less serious violation. This results in fewer, or in the best case scenario, no points on you driver's license. If the state refuses to adequately negotiate, Mr. Goldblatt is ready to take your case to trial to vigorously defend your rights before the court.
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Protect Your Driving Privileges
As points add up from traffic violations, the consequences grow. If you face multiple citations, it is important to protect your rights. Attorney Jeffrey W. Goldblatt strives to provide his clients compassionate, effective representation. Mr. Goldblatt is both a former municipal prosecutor and former public defender, so he is familiar with all New Jersey legal matters. As your lawyer, Jeffrey W. Goldblatt Esq., in East Brunswick can help keep you on the road.
Common Violations and Citations
Getting pulled over for speeding while navigating the traffic of East Brunswick New Jersey can be frustrating. Although a single speeding ticket will likely not have a significant impact on your life, how far over the speed limit you were driving will dictate how many points you will receive.
Violations less than 14 miles-per-hour over the limit result in two points. If caught speeding 14 to 24 miles-per-hour over the limit, you will end up with four points. For driving 25 miles-per-hour over the limit, you will receive a five-point violation. If you receive a traffic ticket at 30 miles-per-hour over the limit, the New Jersey traffic court has the power to immediately revoke your license.
Driving under the Influence (DUI or DWI)
A DUI or DWI is a major traffic violation and can change your life in an instant. If you have been arrested for drunk driving, you will need a defense lawyer familiar with New Jersey DUI law. During a consultation at our law office with attorney Jeffrey W. Goldblatt, you can learn how he can help you stay out of jail and keep your license.
Driving with a Suspended License
In New Jersey, you can have your driver's license revoked for any number of reasons, including unpaid traffic tickets, a DWI, driving without insurance. It could also be revoked for circumstances that that do not involve driving, such as non-payment of child support and not appearing for a scheduled court date.
If you are convicted of driving on a suspended license, you not only face a fine: you could lose your driver's license for an additional six months on top of your existing suspension. If your license was revoked for DWI or DUI, you can go to jail for up to 90 days and lose your license for an additional two years.
A traffic ticket lawyer can assist you in getting your license back, but Jeffrey W. Goldblatt is more than just a traffic ticket attorney. He is a lawyer with 30 years worth of legal knowledge having worked as both a prosecutor and in criminal defense. During a consultation at our East Brunswick office, he will go over your options for getting your license back.
Leaving the Scene of an Accident
In New Jersey, leaving the scene of an accident is a serious offense. Even if the accident was a minor bump in a parking lot that left no visible damage, a conviction will result in a minimum six-month suspension of your driver's license.
If you leave the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury, you could be subject to incarceration. You also face eight points on your driver's record.
If you are charged with leaving the scene of an accident in East Brunswick, Wall, or Freehold you need an attorney who is more than just a traffic ticket lawyer. Attorney Jeffrey W. Goldblatt has worked in criminal defense for over 30 years. He can help keep you out of jail.
Reckless Driving and Careless Driving
Many drivers in New Jersey traffic are cited with careless or reckless driving. These two traffic violations are related, but there are a several key differences. It all comes down to severity and the driver's intent.
Careless driving is a less serious traffic violation. It assumes that the driver had no intention to break a law. A careless driver is a person who drives without due caution and without the intent of injury or the destruction of property.
Reckless driving carries a heavier penalty because it is assumed that the driver has intent to endanger a person or property. Choosing a traffic ticket lawyer with a background in criminal defense can be useful, as a person found guilty of reckless driving can get up to 60 days in jail. Contact our East Brunswick office for a consultation with lawyer Jeffrey W. Goldblatt today.
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