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Monmouth County Vehicular Homicide Defense Attorneys

If you have been charged with vehicular homicide in Monmouth County contact our Monmouth County Vehicular Homicide Defense Attorneys. Our experienced attorneys are here to help.

The penalties for vehicular homicide can be severe. Vehicular homicide is ordinarily a crime of the second degree.

Second Degree Vehicular Homicide carries the following penalties:

  • 5 to 10 years in a New Jersey State Prison.
  • A fine of up to $150,000.00.
  • A Violent Crimes Assessment Fund Penalty of $50.00.
  • A License Suspension between 5 years and life.

Vehicular Homicide can also be a crime of the first degree. Vehicular Homicide is a crime of the first degree if the individual commits vehicular homicide while in violation of 39:4-50 and does so while in a school crossing or on or within 1000 feet of school property.

First degree vehicular homicide carries the following penalties:

  • 10 to 20 years in a New Jersey State Prison.
  • A fine of up to $200,000.00.
  • A Violent Crimes Assessment Fund Penalty of $50.00.
  • A License Suspension between 5 years and life.

In addition, the crime of vehicular homicide is one of the crimes that falls under the No Early Release Act or NERA. The No Early Release Act is codified in New Jersey statute 2C:43-7.2. Under this statute an individual who is convicted of vehicular homicide will have to serve at least 85% of their sentence before they are eligible for parole. Additionally, the individual will be subject to 3 years of parole supervision for a second degree conviction and 5 years of parole supervision for a first degree conviction.

If you or someone you know has been accused of vehicular homicide call our law firm for a free consultation. Our criminal defense attorneys represent individuals throughout the state of New Jersey who have been accused of vehicular homicide. In fact, our attorneys are tried vehicular homicide cases and have obtained a Not Guilty Verdict. Review our results page for more information. Our lawyers are aggressive and prepared. Our main office is located at 1 Broad Street, Freehold, New Jersey. We are conveniently located just a few blocks from the Monmouth County Superior Court. This is the court in which all Monmouth County vehicular homicide cases will be heard. If you would like to speak with an attorney at our firm call our office day or night. We are here to help.


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