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If you receive a ticket for running a red light because you were captured on a red light camera, you could be convicted of that violation and made to pay fines. However, in no case shall motor vehicle points or automobile insurance eligibility points be assessed against any person for such a violation. N.J.S.A. 39:4-8.15....
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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS POLICE GENERALLY CANNOT SEARCH YOUR CAR WITHOUT A SEARCH WARRANT; HOWEVER ITEMS PROPERLY OBSERVED IN “PLAIN VIEW” CAN BE SEIZED BY POLICE. Law enforcement officers are required to obtain search warrants before they search anything including homes, cars, or businesses. There are exceptions to that rule. One of the exceptions to the...
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Katherine Hartman is presenting a seminar on Expungements on Thursday, November 14, 2014. This seminar is free to the Public and is sponsored by the Vicinage Committee on Minority Concerns. Date:                    Thursday, November 14, 2013 Time:                    6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location:             Burlington County Library 5 Pioneer Boulevard (off Woodlane Road) Westampton, New...
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Katherine Hartman explains the importance of judicial independence in this month’s Burlington County Bar Association President’s Column. If you would like a speaker on this subject please contact Ms. Hartman and she will make arrangements for an attorney to visit your professional association, club or school to discuss judicial independence in the state.   http://burlcobar.org/2013/11/04/presidents-message-2/...
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CITIZENS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE CONSENT TO SEARCH A CAR EVEN IF THE POLICE REQUEST CONSENT. Do you have to provide consent to the police if they ask to search your car? The answer is no, you do not have to provide consent. You have a constitutional right to reject a request for consent...
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Michael Mormando will be featured as a Speaker for the Burlington County Bar Association’s Criminal Practice Section.  The class, entitled “Handling a Criminal Case: The Nuts and Bolts of Trial Preparation” will be held on October 24, 2013, from 4:30 P.M. to 6:45 P.M. at the County Office Building, 3rd Floor, Courtroom 2, Mount Holly,...
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Katherine Hartman will be a Speaker at Professionalism Day in the Federal District Court in Camden, New Jersey on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Ms. Hartman will be addressing the ethical issues surrounding settlement negotiations and mediations. To register for this event, please go to the District Court’s web site www.njd.uscourts.gov. Under News and Announcements click...
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The Burlington County Bar Association has passed a resolution urging the Governor’s office as well as the State Senate to set aside their differences with respect to the appointment and reappointment of judges. The Bar Association implores the Governor and Senate to carry out their responsibilities considering only the qualifications of sitting and prospective judges...
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