Hightstown Traffic Ticket Defense Attorney
The most common encounter with the Hightstown Police is the result of a traffic violation. Although there are nearly 16.7 miles of roadway in the borough where these incidents can occur, there is no doubting the fact that New Jersey Route 33 is the biggest source of motor vehicle offense. If you were issued a traffic ticket in Highstown New Jersey, you have landed in the right place. Our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, has vast experience defending clients charged with traffic and motor violations in the Borough of Hightstown. The team of lawyers at our firm has over a century in practice combined. Several of the attorneys are also former municipal prosecutors who have handled thousands of traffic cases. To speak to a defense attorney on our staff immediately, call 609–683–8102. Your initial consultation with a lawyer is free so do not hesitate to contact us.
Traffic Offense in Hightstown New Jersey
New Jersey has a plethora of traffic rules. Violating anyone of them can get a driver a traffic ticket. Some of the more frequently written traffic violations include:
- Driving with a suspended license
- Driving without insurance
- Careless driving
- Reckless driving
- Possession of cds in a motor vehicle
- Leaving the scene of an accident
- Failing to observe a stop sign
- Improper passing
Motor Vehicle Points. A valid driver’s license depends on a lot of factors such as a clean driving record. The state penalizes any driver who has too many points on their driving record. In fact, just 12 points in a two-year period can suspend a driver’s license. Every time a person receives a ticket, points can be added to their record. These points vary according to the traffic law violated and include:
- Improperly passing a vehicle is four points
- Speeding more than 15 to 29 mph over the limit is four points
- Leaving the scene of an accident is eight points
- Improperly turning is two points
- Reckless driving is five points
Resolving a Traffic Ticket in Borough of Hightstown
If you want to avoid fines, motor vehicle points, escalating insurance costs and even a license revocation, fighting your ticket is your best option. The attorneys at are firm can definitely assist you in this role with a consistent history of securing a downgrade or dismissal of a summons like the one you are facing. This result may come from savvy negotiating or aggressively contesting the charge. Irrespective, you will be in good hands with a member of our highly experienced defense team.
Hightstown NJ Motor Vehicle Violation Lawyer
Please check the date on your summons. You want to remember the day you have to appear in court. If you fail to appear, there is a high probability that a warrant will be issued. The second thing you want to do is contact a qualified lawyer about your options. At the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our traffic ticket attorneys can offer you decades of experience appearing in Hightstown Municipal Court with success. An attorney with the credentials that are necessary to thoroughly defend you is available for free consultation now at 609–683–8102.
We serve clients throughout Mercer County, New Jersey — including Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton Borough, West Windsor, East Windsor, Lawrence Township, Robbinsville, Hightstown, Princeton Township, Ewing and Hopewell — and surrounding areas, including Hunterdon County and Burlington County.