Death by Auto Defense Attorneys in Paramus, New Jersey
Death by Auto is a second degree felony in New Jersey. Typically, death by auto charges are associated with driving while intoxicated charges as well. If convicted of assault by auto in New Jersey a defendant could be sentenced up to 10 years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $150,000. Furthermore, the offense of death by auto, which is governed in New Jersey by N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5(c), also falls under the No Early Release Act (N.E.R.A.). The No Early Release Act in essence requires any one convicted under this act to serve at least 85% of their sentence before they can become eligible for parole. For more information on the offense of death by auto please checkout our practice series by clicking on the link. If you or someone you know has been charged with a dwi, assault by auto or death by auto in Paramus, New Jersey it is imperative that you hire and experienced Bergen County criminal defense firm. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliverhas over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to discuss your death by auto charges with any one of our eight Paramus NJ criminal defense lawyers, please contact our office directly at 1-800-682-4037. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7 and our initial consultations are always free. Now here is a recent article about a Defendant who has been charged with death by auto in Paramus, New Jersey.
Death by Auto & DWI Charges issued in Bergen County NJ
Death by auto charges were issued to a fifty-eight year old Paramus lady after she fatally struck an Elmwood Park gas station attendant as he attempted to cross Route 46 late Tuesday night. According to the reports, the victim a forty-eight year old Elmwood Park gas station attendant, was attempting to flag down an officer who was on traffic patrol for assistance with an argument he was having with another individual at the gas station when he was struck by the Defendant. The Defendant has formally been charged with death by auto, driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone and several ancillary traffic tickets as well. The Defendant was arrested and remanded to the Bergen County Jail on a $150,000 bail Tuesday night. It appears that the Defendant has since posted bail. If you or someone you know has been charged with death by auto or driving while intoxicated in Paramus or elsewhere in Bergen County, the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver can help. If you would like to have a free initial consultation please contact our Bergen County office at 1-800-682-4037.