Leaving The Scene Of
An Accident Attorney
N.J.S.A. 39:4-129 and 2C:12-1.1
When you first learned how to drive, you were taught to call the police if you were in an accident. However, something happened this time. Maybe you were distracted by your cell phone or a text. Maybe you fell asleep while driving and caused an accident. Maybe you tried to stop and still hit someone. Whatever happened, we can help you deal with being charged with leaving the scene of an accident in New Jersey.
What Are The Penalties If Someone Was Injured?
- $2,500-$5,000 fine, 180 days jail if accident resulted in death or injury to another, 1 year loss of driver’s license
What If I Only Caused Property Damage?
- $200-$400 fine, up to 30 days jail, 6 months to one year loss of driver’s license.
- Penalties are more severe if this is your second offense
Want To Talk To A New Jersey Attorney?
Call us at 609-392-7600 to discuss your case. Make sure the lawyer you hire is experienced, like us, in handling this type of ticket. Otherwise, you will have a few surprises you were not warned of.
We handle leaving the scene of an accident charges in Mercer County, Middlesex County, and Burlington County.
Mercer County: Hamilton, Trenton, Ewing, Lawrence, Pennington, East Windsor, West Windsor, Hopewell, Princeton Township, Princeton Borough, Hightstown, and Robbinsville.
Middlesex County: Plainsboro, Cranbury, East Brunswick, South Brunswick, and Sayreville.
Burlington County: Bordentown, Burlington City, Burlington Township, Moorestown, Mount Laurel, Willingboro, Mt. Holly, Florence, and Pemberton.Call our office at 609-392-7600 to discuss your case NOW.
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