Attorney for Reckless Driving
The Law Offices of Leon Matchin, LLC has been successfully representing those charged with traffic violations such as reckless driving for more than ten years. As outlined in New Jersey statute N.J.S.A. 39:4-96, a person can be charged with reckless driving if they are carelessly operating their vehicle with a blatant disregard for the rights and safety of others and are likely to endanger a person(s) or property.
Reckless Driving First Time Offense
Violators of this statute face the following penalties for a first-time offense:
- Five (5) New Jersey Motor Vehicle points
- Up to sixty (60) days in the county jail
- Up to a $200.00 fine
- Potential license suspension (at the discretion of the judge)
Whether you have been stopped strictly for reckless driving or if this violation is in conjunction with a DUI/DWI or an excessive speeding ticket we recommend consulting with an experienced traffic attorney immediately. In order for the state/prosecutor to get a conviction they must prove intent; that you were going out of your way to drive recklessly and knowingly cause damage or injury. When retained, The Law Offices of Leon Matchin, LLC will review your case and build a defense to prove that you did not intend to cause harm or damage thus the charges you are facing may be able to be downgraded to a lesser charge or be dismissed entirely.
The Law Offices of Leon Matchin, LLC will work tirelessly to defend your rights and freedoms. Call our firm today at (732) 662-7658 for a free consultation and protect your driving privileges.