Hoboken Legal Beagle – 4/22/2008
A simple question today about incomplete parking tickets.
“What is the exact law regarding how a ticket is filled out in NJ? I received one recently that upon closer inspection the location box, where it should say (front of 505 Washington) merely just said ‘Washington’. Is this laziness on the part of the writing officer enough to get the ticket tossed out?”
Hoboken411 Legal Beagle Says:
I would love to just say YES, but nothing is absolute, is there a meter number indicated, does the original ticket have markings that did not go through, a ticket missing the officer signature would get the ticket thrown out but missing a street number might not, but here is an interesting site for those people who get NY parking tickets, I will be using it myself.
7:24. Defective Warrant or Summons; Amendment
No person arrested under a warrant or appearing in response to a summons shall be discharged from custody or dismissed because of any technical insufficiency or irregularity in the warrant or summons, but the warrant or summons may be amended to remedy any such technical defect.
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