The Law Offices of

Jonathan F. Marshall

(856) 662-8300

Cherry Hill, NJ

(856) 288-3350

Camden, NJ

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Pennsauken NJ Distracted Driving Lawyer

Traffic Ticket Attorney with Offices in Camden County, New Jersey

Distracted Driving
Distracted Driving

Distracted driving charges can arise out of many situations.Generally, they arise when a person is using a cell phone or texting while driving. Police officers many times, especially in New Jersey, will crack down on those in violation of this offense since distracted driving is the cause of many serious accidents. If you have been charged with distracted driving, you should speak with an experienced attorney who can get you the most desirable result in your case.

The criminal defense team at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison have had tremendous success handling countless traffic violations for years such as speeding, driving while intoxicated (DWI), and driving without insurance in Camden County including Pennsauken, Cherry Hill, Gloucester, and Voorhees. We understand the details of this area of the law and will work to get your speeding ticket downgraded to a lesser charge such as unsafe driving or dismissed altogether. The advantage of getting the charges downgraded is that it may result in getting no points on your license which will save you money in the future. If you have been given a speeding ticket, having an attorney who knows how to get the best result in your case is imperative. Call the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison at 877-450-8301 anytime for a free initial consultation.

Distracted Driving in New Jersey 

In response to the amount of accidents caused by distracted driving, states have banned particular activities while driving. New Jersey has some of the most stringent distracted driving laws. New Jersey prohibits:

  • Talking on a cell phone
  • Texting
  • Emailing
  • Reading a GPS device or a map
  • Watching a video
  • Grooming, shaving, brushing hair and applying makeup
  • Taking hands off the steering wheel to eat or drink
  • Turning to tend to children who are in the backseat
  • Talking to passengers

Penalties for distracted driving depend on whether you have previous offenses as explained below.

First Offense – fine of up to $400

Second Offense – Fine of up to $600

Third Offense – Fine of up to $800 and potential license suspension of 90 days

Contact Cherry Hill NJ Distracted Driving Defense Lawyer

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against a distracted driving charge. Our criminal defense team understands the details of traffic violations in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at 877-450-8301 for a free initial consultation about your case.

Experience You Can Trust

For the past 20 years, Mr. Marshall has provided his clients with excellent legal counsel in a broad variety of criminal matters. From straightforward issues to serious litigation, he offers you the experience and confidential advice you need to maneuver through the laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

When you’ve been accused of a crime, you are entitled to a thorough and competent criminal defense. Jonathan F. Marshall ensures your legal rights are upheld. Allow our team to assist you during this difficult time.

Schedule an appointment by filling out the form on the right.

The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall

Areas We Serve

Burlington County, Mount Holly, Mount Laurel, Pemberton Twp. Camden County, Camden City, Cherry Hill Twp., Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Pennsauken, Winslow Twp. Gloucester County, Deptford Twp., Monroe Twp., Paulsboro Boro, Washington Twp., West Deptford Twp., Woodbury City, Bordentown Twp., Cinnaminson, Evesham Twp., Mansfield Twp., Maple Shade Twp., Medford Twp., Moorestown Twp., Palmyra Boro, Bellmawr, Clementon, Collingswood, Haddon Twp., Lindenwold, Pine Hill Boro, Stratford Boro, Voorhees Twp., Waterford Twp., Elk Joint Municipal Court, Franklin Joint Mun Ct, Greenwich Twp, Mantua Twp.


Camden Location

121 Market Street Suite 201

Camden, NJ

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Cherry Hill Location

23 Haddonfield Rd, 3rd Floor, Building B2

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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