New Jersey Careless Driving Ticket vs. Reckless Driving Ticket: Understanding the Difference Between 39:4-96 and 39:4-97

New Jersey Careless Driving Ticket vs. Reckless Driving Ticket: Understanding the Difference Between 39:4-96 and 39:4-97

The most important difference between Reckless Driving and Careless Driving in New Jersey is that a conviction for Careless Driving will earn you 2 points on your New Jersey Driver’s License and a conviction for Reckless Driving will earn you 5 points on your New Jersey Driver’s License. Below you can read more about the legal definition of both. 39:4-96.     Reckless driving; punishment  39:4-96.  A person who drives a vehicle heedlessly, in willful or wanton disregard of the rights or safety of others, in a manner so as to endanger, or be likely to endanger, a person or property, shall...

How to Expunge New Jersey Criminal Records with the New Jersey Expungement Statute.

Interested in getting your record expunged? Call Corey P. Morano, Esq. at 201-598-5019 at The Morano Law Firm, LLC or email us at newjerseylawyernow@gmail.com and we can set up a free consultation to clear your record today! Here is the current New Jersey Expungement Statute in its entirety: 2C:52-1. Definition of expungement a. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, expungement shall mean the extraction and isolation of all records on file within any court, detention or correctional facility, law enforcement or criminal justice agency concerning a person’s detection, apprehension, arrest, detention, trial or disposition of an offense within the...

Synthetic Marjiuana Laws – K2 and Spice Drug Declared Controlled Dangerous Substance

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa in February of 2012 announced a statewide ban on all forms of synthetic marijuana. With this announcement arrests will certain rise requiring criminal drug attorneys to understand synthetic marijuana is now a controlled dangerous substance. Mostly known as brand names K2 and Spice,synthetic marijuana is the third most commonly abused drug by high school seniors, behind marijuana and prescription drugs, according to a 2011 study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This can be attributed to its formal legal standing, and the ease in which it can be purchased Side effects...

What are the New Jersey Point Violations? A List of all New Jersey Tickets with Points that can Raise Insurance Rates

Keep those points on your New Jersey license clear by hiring a traffic attorney. Below is a list of the NJSA point schedule. This can help you answer the question, “how much will my insurance go up if I get a traffic ticket?” All of these tickets can have a direct effect on your license raise your insurance premiums. Call me at 201-598-5019 or email me directly at newjerseylawyernow@gmail.com for a free consultation on traffic court. New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway 27:23–29 Moving against traffic 2 27:23–29 Improper passing 4 27:23–29 Unlawful use of median...

How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Have you been hurt at work? Want to learn more about filing a Workers’ Compensation claim? Please contact Corey P. Morano, Esq. at 201-598-5019 for a free consultation. I work on a contingency basis on any and all Workers’ Compensation lawsuits. The injured worker has the option of filing a formal claim petition with the Division, within the statutory time period which is generally 2 years. The first hearing before a judge of compensation is typically held within six months from the date of filing. Cases are usually assigned to a district office by either the county of residence of...

New Jersey Statute of Limitations Laws for Filing Claims

The easiest way to get tripped up in filing a  New Jersey lawsuit is to blow the statute of limitations. Below is a brief summary of the statute of limitations on many of New Jersey most frequently filed claims of action. The clock is always ticking on your potential lawsuit and the laws are change everyday. Therefore, the following list may be a good point of reference but to get a definitive answer to your statute of limitations questions you must contact a lawyer immediately. To learn more about your potential case and for a free consultation please call Corey...

New Jersey Slip and Fall Lawyer – Understanding Your Rights!

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident and want to know your rights, please do not hesitate to call me, Corey Morano, Esq. for a free consultation at 201-598-5019 or email me right away! Slip and fall, in New Jersey tort law, is a claim or case based on a person slipping (or tripping) and falling. It is a tort, and based on a claim that the property owner was negligent in allowing some dangerous condition to exist that caused the slip or trip. Property owners generally have two basic defenses to Public liability slip and...

New Jersey Construction Lien – Arbitration Guidlines

Are you a Contractor or Supplier considering a construction lien against someone who hasn’t paid? Please call me, Corey P. Morano at The Morano Law Firm, LLC for a free consultation today at 201-598-5019! The American Arbitration Association is the leading authority on alternative dispute resolution. Below is  brief overview of the New Jersey Construction Lien Arbitration Guidelines. AAA New Jersey Residential Construction Lien Arbitration Rules Rules Amended and Effective March 1, 2012  Introduction New Jersey P.L. 2010, c.119, the “Construction Residential Lien Law” (revision of N.J.S.A. 2A:44A-1, et seq.) provides a statutory scheme for private contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers...

Workers Compensation Medicare Set-aside Arrangements (WCMSAs)

Workers’ Compensation law is highly specialized. If you or someone you know has been injured on the job contact me for a free consultation. Please do not hesitate call me at 201-598-5019 or email me at newjerseylawyernow@gmail.com.All parties in a Workers’ Compensation (WC) case have significant responsibilities under the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) laws to protect Medicare’s interests when resolving WC cases that include future medical expenses. The recommended method to protect Medicare’s interests is a Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside Arrangement (WCMSA), which allocates a portion of the WC settlement for future medical expenses. The amount of the set aside is determined on a case-by-case...

New Jersey Assault Charges – Understanding the Difference Between Simple Assault and Aggravated Assault

Have you or someone you know been arrested or charged with an assault?  For a free consultation please do not hesitate to call me at 201-598-5019 or email me at newjerseylawyernow@gmail.com. An assault charge always has the potential to be serious. Often, it comes down to how seriously injured the victim is, and the manner in which they are injured.  A simple assault charge can often be dealt with at the municipal court level as a disorderly person’s offense. An aggravated assault charge, is generally dealt with at the superior court level and can be a 4th, 3rd or 2nd...