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Brandon D. Walcott

Ocean View Real Estate Attorney.

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  1. I was given charges for theft for stealing at the mall. The Paramus Court has filed charges against me. Do I need a lawyer?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Brandon D. Walcott
    2. Scott C. Buerkle
    3. Mark M Cheser
    4. Benjamin G Kelsen
    5. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
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    You 100% need an attorney. You will not get a dismissal without an attorney either taking this to trial or plea bargaining the charges. Depending on how much you allegedly took also determines the penalties and which court this will be in. If it is in Municipal Court this is a disorderly persons offense. If this is your first offense jail time is unlikely. You should know that right now there is a directive that makes it harder to plea bargain shoplifting cases. With that said, an attorney...

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  2. What to expect in Mount Laurel Court for 110 miles on NJ Turnpike in the 65 mph zone and careless driving citation? Thank you

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. James Alexander Abate
    2. Mark M Cheser
    3. Brandon D. Walcott
    4. Jeffrey Anthony Skiendziul
    5. Lawrence Charles Kroll
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    Per usual, Mr. Abate and Mr. Cheser offer sound advice. At that speed, you will likely have your driving privileges suspended. I would retain a traffic ticket/criminal defense attorney who is regularly in that court. Having an attorney who knows the players (prosecutor and judge) will help.

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  3. Is there anyway out of losing driving privilages in nj

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Brandon D. Walcott
    2. David Bradley
    3. Mark M Cheser
    4. James Alexander Abate
    5. Yolanda Navarrete
    5 lawyer answers

    Your question is a little hazy, but i'll attempt to answer. If you are currently dealing with a 2nd DUI offense and it has occurred more than 10 years after the 1st offense, the court will treat the 2nd offense as a first offense for sentencing purposes. It is commonly referred to as the "step down" period. Call my office for a more thorough explanation, free of charge. (609) 390-8888.

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  4. If i get a suspended license. and have never actually obtained my license. do i have to go get one for the suspension to start?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. James Alexander Abate
    2. Brandon D. Walcott
    3. David Bradley
    4. Benjamin J Lieberman
    5. Thomas Carroll Blauvelt
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    They'll issue you a license number and the suspension will run immediately. Before you can start driving you need to pay to $100 restoration fee. Call my office for more free advice 609-390-8888

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  5. I was pulled over and passed the field sobriety. I was still arrested and at the jail I failed the breathlyzer. Any options

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. James Alexander Abate
    2. Brandon D. Walcott
    3. Savyon Grant
    4. Benjamin G Kelsen
    5. Joseph J Rodgers
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    If you were charged with a DUI, you should without a doubt hire an attorney to defend the charges. In NEw Jersey, even if the police did not give you a breath test (Alcotest or breathalyzer) they can still convict you based on the observations they made when they pulled you over i.e. driving erratically, poor field sobriety testing, slurring speech, blood shot eyes, etc. A DUI attorney is well versed in defending these kinds of "observational" DUI's. You should hire an attorney asap so he...

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  6. Do we need an attorney? If so, How do we find the right attorney for this type of matter. How likely is he to serve time.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Brandon D. Walcott
    2. Herbert J Tan
    3. Douglas Holbrook
    4. Mark M Cheser
    5. Christopher T Campbell
    5 lawyer answers

    You need to hire an attorney who handles criminal defense in Maryland (preferably in the municipality/town where your son was arrested).

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  7. I was charged with possesion of cds in motorvehicle I need advice please! 20yr old female

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Brandon D. Walcott
    2. Mark M Cheser
    3. Barry Franklin Poulson
    3 lawyer answers

    was this the only thing you were charged with? The prroper citation for CDS in a motor vehicle is NJSA 39:4-49.1. 2c:35-10a4 is possession under 50 grams. If you were charged with ONLY the 2c:35-10a4 and this is your only offense you are eligible for a Conditional Discharge. It acts like probation where they will defer disposition now, wait for you to complete 6 month's - 1year of probationary like treatment, then if during that period you do not get into any trouble, the charges you are facing...

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  8. Is it imperative that I have a lawyer for my first offense of 'Possession of a CDS?'

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Brandon D. Walcott
    2. Randolph H Wolf
    3. Thomas Carroll Blauvelt
    4. Benjamin G Kelsen
    5. Mark M Cheser
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    I highly advise you to consult with an attorney. N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10 (which im assuming you were charged with) has some pretty harsh penalties. simple possession of cocaine or crack is generally a third degree offense. A third degree offense carries a maximum term of incarceration of five (5) years. A presumption against incarceration exists, however, where an individual has no prior indictable convictions. You may be eligible for PTI but you need to contact an attorney to determine this....

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  9. I was arrested for DWI and got a ticket for 39:4-7 & 39:4-85.1. It's my 1st offense. Clean record. How can I keep my license?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Brandon D. Walcott
    2. James Alexander Abate
    3. Eric M. Mark
    4. Mark M Cheser
    5. Greggory M Marootian
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    If you want to keep your license, you will need to hire an attorney who will fight the case. There are now "work" or "provisional" licenses associated with a DWI conviction. In other words, if you are convicted of a DWI you lose your license. With the facts given, it looks like you might have some defenses. An attorney will look at all the reports associated with the arrest, physical tests, Alcotest (breathalyzer), etc., and determine your most appropriate defense. If you have a documented...

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  10. I got a warrant out for my arrest today for a traffic ticket I got about a month ago that I didn't go to court for

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Thomas Carroll Blauvelt
    2. Brandon D. Walcott
    3. James Alexander Abate
    4. George K. Mazmanian
    5. Mark M Cheser
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    As counsel mentions, the warrant is recalled after you pay bail and then they will be able to set a new court date. You should also double check to make sure the court didn't suspend your license. The bail can be applied to the fines/costs for whatever you plead guilty to. I suggest hiring an attorney so that he/she can work out any defenses and/or work out a deal with the prosecutor to amend the charges to something that doesn't have as high fines. Call my office for more advice, free...

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