Penalties for traffic violations can often be expensive, especially when they result in an increase in your insurance premiums. In fact, depending on the type of offense and your prior motor vehicle history, automobile insurance companies may raise premiums after a first offense.
It is crucial to have an attorney represent you from the initial stage of the case. Our firm can help those charged with a traffic violation avoid the expensive, time consuming and frustrating ordeal involving court appearances, fines, and forms that may have a significant impact on your finances and driving privileges.
Contact us for a free consultation today to review your case and explain the possible consequences of the various violations. We can then proceed to represent you throughout the resolution of the matter, taking the mystery out of the process and helping you avoid conviction.
Our firm offers aggressive defense to clients who have been issued traffic citations involving:
- Running a red light
- Failing to stop at a stop sign
- Driving without a valid driver’s license
- Driving without valid vehicle registration
- Driving without valid insurance
- Driving under the influence
- Leaving the scene of an accident (hit and run)
- Reckless driving
- Careless driving
- Passing a school bus
- Unsafe lane change
We handle traffic cases on the New Jersey Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike as well.
The New Jersey Motor Vehicles Commission (MVC) assesses points against your driving record for moving violations. If you accumulate six or more points within three years from your last posted violation, you will receive a $150 Surcharge plus $25 for each additional point. A points based Surcharge can result in a Surcharge for three years. If you get 12 or more points on your current driving record, your license will be suspended.
If you’ve been charged with a traffic offense, you may wonder how a conviction will impact your insurance, job and your relationships. At Sitzler and Sitzler, we understand your feelings because we have helped countless people in similar situations who share in those feelings of uncertainty.
Please contact the office today at (609) 267-1101 today to schedule a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your matter.