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Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Bergen County Leaving the Scene of an Accident Lawyers

Fort Lee NJ Leaving the Scene of an Accident Attorney

The penalties associated with leaving the scene of an accident in New Jersey can be harsh; including a lengthy incarceration period. There are different types of leaving the scene of an accident offenses in New Jersey. Specifically, there is a leaving the scene of an accident violation with personal injury and without. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver hasa been representing individuals charged with leaving the scene of an accident throughout Bergen County in towns like Fair Lawn, Hackensack, Lodi, River Vale, Palisades Interstate Park and East Rutherford for over fifteen years.   As you will see below the applicable penalties if convicted can be severe, therefore, it is imperative for anyone charged with leaving the scene of an accident to talk to an experienced traffic attorney. Please feel free to call any one of our Bergen County offices to speak to one of our eight criminal defense attorneys about your matter.

Leaving the Scene of an Accident: N.J.S.A. 39:4-129

When a person is involved in a motor vehicle accident; whether it is with another vehicle or someone’s property and they leave the scene prior to law enforcement arriving, they may be charged with anyone of the following three offenses:

The consequences for being convicted of one of the above referenced offenses may lead to one being incarcerated. In addition, to the potentially lengthy prison sentence, an individual will be subject to a mandatory one year loss of their driver’s license and up to a $5,000 fine if the Judge concludes that the alleged victim suffered some type of bodily injury.

Experienced Bergen County Traffic Lawyers

As you can tell from above, the applicable penalties are severe, therefore it is imperative to speak to a qualified traffic attorney about your matter as soon as possible. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver has eight criminal defense attorneys on staff waiting to assist you. Combined we have over 100 years of experience. We have been successfully defending individuals charged with leaving the scene of an accident throughout Bergen County, in towns like Ridgfield, Paramus, Garfield, Fort Lee, Elmwood Park and East Rutherford for over fifteen years. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact any one of our Bergen County offices to speak to one of our experienced traffic attorneys.

 

 

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Jonathan F. Marshall and the members of such firm. You are not considered a client of the firm until
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Note on Prior Results: Prior results, notwithstanding the similarity of circumstances, do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any pending or future matter.