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Traffic Offenses


Traffic Offenses in New Jersey

Comprehensive information from a qualified lawyer

Moving and other traffic violations are often dismissed by the general public as minor crimes. Many think of them as inconveniences that may cause car insurance to spike, not as serious threats to financial stability and the ability to drive.

The truth is that traffic offenses must be taken seriously. Repeated traffic offenses or violations can result in the forfeiture of a driver’s license, heavy fines and even jail time. Knowledge of the legal system is crucial for fighting traffic offenses in court.

The Law Offices of James A. Abate, LLC represents clients facing charges related to:

Attorney James Abate aggressively pursues lesser fines and penalties for traffic violation clients. Learn about the penalties associated with traffic offenses in New Jersey by reviewing a list of offenses and their fines here>>.

Traffic offenses and points

Some traffic offenses carry points that can impact insurance premiums and the ability to have a license in New Jersey. Driving is a privilege, not a right, and too many points from traffic offenses can result in the loss of a driver’s license.

  • Six or more points in three years on a current driving record results in a surcharge.
  • Twelve or more points results in a suspended license.

Mr. Abate works with clients to have speeding tickets – as well as other tickets with point values – reduced to lessen their negative impact. Learn more about the points associated with traffic offenses in New Jersey by reviewing a list of offenses and their points here>>.

Fighting traffic tickets

Mr. Abate defends clients’ rights in court when they face harsh repercussions for traffic violations. He employs more than 10 years of experience dealing with the justice system to their advantage, creating arguments tailored to the circumstances surrounding his clients’ ticketing or arrest. Additionally, Mr. Abate knows how to argue against traffic tickets before even the strictest judges. He frequently appears in municipal courts and knows the likelihood of getting a specific charge dismissed in a particular area.

Contact The Law Offices of James A. Abate, LLC for a no-obligation consultation

The Law Offices of James A. Abate, LLC can help you fight traffic offenses in municipal courts. Mr. Abate is available 24 hours a day should an emergency arise and you need a defense lawyer by your side. With offices in Westfield and Bridgewater, Mr. Abate serves clients throughout Somerset, Union, Middlesex, Morris and Essex counties as well as other areas of New Jersey. Reach out to his office online or at (908) 210-9755 to schedule a free initial consultation.

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