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I live in NJ and was hit by a driver of a car recently and I

I live in NJ and was hit by a driver of a car recently and I asked her to drive me to the hospital which she did. I suffered no major injuries, only some slight pain in my abdominal/intestinal area and slight nausea. Does the NJ:39 Motor vehicle Violation ''Leaving the Scene of an Accident involving injury'' apply only to the driver of the car and not the pedestrian who was hit by the car?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The specific NJ Motor Vehicle law I am referring to is NJ 39:4-129(a).JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I went to the police department after I was released from the hospital at nighttime on the day of the car accident and filed a Accident Report. I received a copy of the accident report via email today and the report lists the accident as ''Hit & Run'' but the officer who interviewed me at the police station said that neither I nor the driver would be charged with leaving the scene of the accident because the driver drove me to the hospital at my request. I read on-line that if there is no injury in a motor vehicle accident then the violation ''leaving the scene of an accident'' applies?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The driver of the car as she apologized for hitting me admitted that she was at fault. I read on-line tonight that if a pedestrian is walking in the street and not on the sidewalk and jaywalks then those would be circumstance that the court can consider both the driver and the pedestrian to be party at fault for the accident. Does this mean that I will be charged with leaving the scene of an accident?

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I have to have a background check for employment. I spoke

I have to have a background check for employment. I spoke with Public Counsel yesterday and found out I have 2 warrants for minor infractions that I never paid for. She is going to represent me but not until next month. Will they show up on my background check?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: No. I have not. I've been advised not to do so because they might not show up. Do you think I should?JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: It's at will and full time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The one infractions is for fare evasion in 2000 and she wasn't able to see what the other one is for but it's from 2013 and either for drinking in public or jaywalking. My coworker got hired with 2 FTAs for tickets as well.

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I received a jaywalking citation in austin and was told by

i received a jaywalking citation in austin and was told by the court clerk this is a "must appear" citation. I'm from the New England region...surely there is a way to resolve a jaywalking ticket without traveling back to Austin ?

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I got cited for "Disobedience of a traffic officer"

Hi,I got cited for "Disobedience of a traffic officer" in Atlanta, GA (I live in California). It was basically jay walking. Lots of other people were doing it, and there actually even wasn't an officer on my side of the street (background: as it was raining hard they literally had the car light going for more than five minutes).To the heart of the matter: My court date was 6/31. But unfortunately I had some serious health issues (I have a written statement from my cardiologist) and thus could not complete the "PTIT Diversion program" forms in time (for the sake of completion, I did file it by snail mail anyways, this week).So know the court asks me to ENTER A PLEA IN ABSENTIA (http://court.atlantaga.gov/pleas/).Even though I read the page and googled it some more, I do not know what to do.I feel 1) it's a BS citation (but I do not have the energy to fight it) and 2) I think I have a good reason for missing the date (and this eligibility of the PTIT program).Looking forward to receiving some advice.Thanks,Vince

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Caught in Nordstrom changing price tag from $18 to $9.97 the

caught in Nordstrom changing price tag from $18 to $9.97 the difference of $8 after paying for it and i was about walk out the security asked me to come with them to the office. I did admit and apologized for what i did. I never did this before my record is very clean. but he still called the police and they took down my info and wrote me a citation and gave me a court date.. Need advise what should I do? Will this stay on my record? will it effect my future?

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Hi, i got a jaywalking ticket. the vechiles coming from the

Hi, i got a jaywalking ticket. the vechiles coming from the opposite direction got damaged. am i responsible for the damaged vechiles?

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Regarding California criminal law, a police officer pulled

Regarding California criminal law, a police officer pulled over a pedestrian for a pedestrian citation, which he wrote up as Jaywalking, 21955 CVC. During the course of the detainment, the officer conducted a “Terry search” for weapons. However the officer, with his other two officer companions there, pulled out the young man's cell phone and continued to pull out paper and candy wrappers, too, emptying the man's pockets. Did the officer violate any law; and if so, is there anything the young man can anything about it?

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My son was traveling down a town road in Wisconsin and truck

My son was traveling down a town road in Wisconsin and truck came up on him faster and faster and followed him for 3-4 miles , my son sped up to see if that would help the tailgater, but it didn't, then he came to a stop sign turned on to different road and truck continued to follow him closely, he came to were he was going the truck pulled in behind him and the guy got out of his truck and told him he was a Dept of Natural resource officer and told him he was speeding and didn't stop all the way for the stop sign, he then called police dept and they came out and wrote ticket for not stopping for stop sign and imprudent speeding

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how do you fight a summons for park loitering. i was just sittig

how do you fight a summons for park loitering. i was just sittig in the park at night and did not realize that i could not be there after 10:30 pm. I do not want thiis on my record since I have never been in trouble before. should i fight this

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