102 Corporate Drive East

Langhorne, PA 19047

Tel: 267.364.5004

Tel: 267.364.5199

Keith@bidlingmaierlaw.com

Cliff@bidlingmaierlaw.com

 

CONTACT US

​​​​© 2017 by Bidlingmaier & Bidlingmaier, P.C.

Please reload

Recent Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Featured Posts

Civil Reservation of a Plea of Guilty to a Traffic Offense

April 24, 2018

 

R. 7:6-2(a)(1) states: “Upon the request of the defendant, the court may, at the time of the acceptance of a guilty plea, order that the plea shall not be evidential in any civil proceeding.” See State v. Tsilimidos, 364 N.J. Super. 454, 458 (App.Div. 2003).  In addition, “[this] non-evidential order should be entered as a matter of course on the request of a defendant…” State v. Smith, 2010 WL 3418919, 4 (N.J. Super. A.D. 2010).  Consequently, while “guilty pleas to traffic offenses are admissible in civil suits to establish liability arising from the same occurrence,” Sharkey v. Hagan, 2009 WL 1617748, 5 (N.J. Super. A.D. 2009), in accordance with R. 7:6-2(a)(1) that evidence relating solely to Defendant’s guilty pleas tendered at the Municipal Court hearing may be inadmissible at trial in this matter.

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Follow Us