2008 Traffic Results

2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Driving While Suspended (39:3-40) because of a DWI Suspension faced a fine of $1,500.00, a 1 ½ year license suspension, and a mandatory 10 to 90 days in county jail.

Result: Attorney challenged the stop and the state’s proofs and was able to obtain an amendment to a violation of Unlicensed Driver (39:3-10a). Client was fined $500 with $30 costs and a 1 week delay in his license restoration.


2008: Municipal Court – Pennsylvania Client charged with Speeding (27mph over) (4 Point Ticket)

Result: Attorney negotiated the speed to 1 to 5 mph over which was a No Point Ticket in PA.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged in two towns with Driving While Suspended (39:3-40) because of failure to pay insurance surcharges and failure to appear in court. Potential sentence was $500 fine and six month license suspension on first offense and $750 fine, six month suspension and 1 to 5 days in jail on second.

Result: Attorney had bench warrant lifted in first town and obtained license restoration. Both towns amended charges to Unlicenced Driver (39:3-10a) and fines and costs totaling $733.00 were imposed. No license suspension. No jail.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Speeding (92mph in a 55 zone) (5 Points)

Result: Amendment to 39:4-97.2 Unsafe Operation with $439 fine and No Points.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Passing a School Bus (39:4-128.1), a 5 point ticket, and Failure to Exhibit Registration and Insurance (39:3-29).

Result: The school bus ticket was amended to Careless Driving (39:4-97), a 2 point ticket with a $206 fine, the Failure to Exhibit the Registration was dismissed, and a guilty plea was entered to Failure to Exhibit a Driver’s License with a $156 fine.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Driving While Suspended (39:3-40) because of dmv suspension for driving during suspension period.

Result: Attorney argued that client was not properly informed of suspension and had immediately gotten restored after she was pulled over. Charge was amended to Unlicensed Driver (39:3-10A) with $256 fine and no license suspension.


2008: Municipal Court – New York Driver charged with Failure to Keep Right (39:4-88b) (2 points) and an Unregistered Vehicle (39:3-4).

Result: Attorney prepared affidavit for client who did not have to appear in court in New Jersey. Attorney appeared in court and obtained an amendment of the moving violation to a charge of Obstruction of Traffic (39:4-67) (No Points) with a $106 fine and the Unregistered Vehicle was amended to a Failure to Produce a Registration with a $156 fine.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Driving Without Insurance (39:6B-2) (fine of up to $1000, community service, and one year loss of drivers license) and Driving with a Suspended Registration ($500 fine and up to six months license suspension).

Result: Attorney demonstrated the DMV Notice of Suspension for failure to maintain liability insurance had not been received in the mail at the time of the ticket and the insurance cancellation was as a result of a billing issue and client had restored the insurance as soon as she became aware of the lapse. The No Insurance charge was amended to a Failure to Produce an Insurance Card (39:3-29) with a $156 fine and the Suspended Registration was amended to an Unlicensed Driver (39:3-10A) with a $156 fine.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with speeding (39:4-98) 48 mph in a 25 zone (4 points).

Result: Speeding amended to Unsafe Operation (39:4-97.2) No Points. $430.00 fine.


2008: DMV Hearing – Client had two moving violations while in a Probationary Period. DMV sent two notices of suspension (90 days plus 45 days) for a 135 day suspension.

Result: Attorney appeared with client at a Motor Vehicle Hearing and obtained a reduced suspension of 40 days combined on both and client was permitted to start serving the suspension several weeks later when he could take a vacation.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Speeding (65 mph in a 35 zone) (5 Points).

Result: Amended to 44 in a 35 (2 points) with a $106 fine and no license suspension.


2008: Municipal Court – Client charged with Following Too Closely (Tailgating 39:4-89) (5 points).

Result: Amendment to 39:4-97.2 Unsafe Operation with a $439 fine and No Points.

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*While all of these results were actually obtained by Randolph H. Wolf in the Municipal Courts and Superior Courts of the State of New Jersey, the success in these cases does not guarantee a similar success in any future case. Clients names have been removed to protect their privacy. Due to the delay in posting these cases to this web site some cases may actually have taken place in the year before their posting date as it appears above.

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