I Got Caught Driving Without Insurance!

New Jersey Driving Without Insurance Attorney

Union County Traffic Violations Offense Lawyer

MANDATORY ONE YEAR LOSS OF DRIVER'S LICENSE

Only an experienced New Jersey criminal and municipal attorney like Anthony N. Palumbo, who has successfully defended thousands of traffic violations including driving without insurance for over 35 years, will be able to protect your rights and your right to drive.

Driving without insurance has always been one of the most serious traffic offenses in the state of New Jersey. If found guilty, the result may be severe fines and jail time. In New Jersey, there is no such thing as a provisional license that will allow you to drive your car for work or family emergency during the period of your suspension. When you lose your license, you have lost it completely during the period of suspension. Penalties for driving without insurance in the state of New Jersey:

First Offense:
For a violation of N.JS.39:6B-2

  • Fines between $300.00 - $1,000.00
  • 1 year driver's license suspension
  • A period of community service to be determined by the court
  • DMV surcharges of $250.00 for 3 years
  • Court costs and fees

Second Offense:

  • Fines up to $5,000.00
  • Jail time of 14 days (mandatory)
  • Perform community service for 30 days
  • Forfeit the right to operate a motor vehicle for a period of 2 years

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO FIGHT A CHARGE OF NO AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY INSURANCE IN NEW JERSEY AND NOT BE CONVICTED

Possible defenses to driving without insurance:

*Did you know you were driving without automobile insurance? Were you driving someone else's car that was not insured? Perhaps you paid your insurance in a timely fashion but through mistake or inadvertence, your account was not credited or your check bounced without knowledge to you?

*Was your spouse to blame for the vehicle to be un-insured? Perhaps it was your spouse's responsibility to pay the insurance bill. There are times when the court will not convict a driver if the state cannot prove that the accused knowingly or purposefully drove without insurance or your lawyer can convince the state that the proof's are not present.

*Perhaps your insurance company did not provide the appropriate notices (a certified letter) that cancelled the insurance policy?

*Did you move and did not receive notice of cancellation? Is there a question of an improper cancellation of your policy?

There are many other possible defenses to driving without insurance. You need to speak to an attorney who has experience and a winning history of defeating charges of driving without insurance on behalf of drivers.

Contact Anthony N. Palumbo, at the office of Palumbo & Renaud for your free consultation. Mr. Palumbo is a "hard fighting" lawyer with extensive knowledge in applying defense strategies to protect freedom to drive.