STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS- criminal & traffic cases NJ
Disorderly person criminal offenses- 1 year. This means the Complaint must be signed within one year of the offense. It does not been the Complaint must be served on the defendant, or that the trial must be held within 1 year.
Indictable Criminal Penalties [Felony type] 5 year Statute of limitations
Jail Fine Probation
1st degree 10- 20 years $200,000 [presumption of jail]
2nd degree 5-10 years $150,000 [presumption of jail]
3rd degree 3- 5 years $15,000 1 year- 5 year
4th degree 0- 18 months $10,000 1 year- 5 year
There are many other penalties that the court must impose in criminal cases. There are dozens of other penalties a court can impose, depending on the type of matter. For certain offenses such as murder or sexual assault, the statute of limitations is extended.
If you or a family member are charged with a criminal offense, you should retain an experienced criminal attorney to argue to reduce the penalties!
MOTOR VEHICLE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
39: 5- 3 30 days Statute of Limitations except as posted below
39: 3- 12 Illegal obtaining DL- 1 year Statute of limitations
39: 3- 34 App. for DL while SUS- 1 year Statute of Limitations
39: 3- 37 False App.- 1 year Statute of limitations
39: 4- 129 Leaving the scene of accident- 1 year Statute of Limitations
39: 10- 24 Misrepresentation on title- 1 year
39: 3- 40 Driving while suspended DWS- 90 days S of L
39:4-50 DWI 90 days
39: 6B- 2 No insurance- 6 months S of L
39: 5: 31 DMV Director of Magistrate can revoke license for willful violations even if statute of limitations has passed
Research by: KENNETH VERCAMMEN & ASSOCIATES, PC
ATTORNEY AT LAW
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Edison, NJ 08817
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