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Kenneth Vercammen & Associates
A Law Office with Experienced Attorneys for Your New Jersey Legal Needs

2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison NJ 08817

Personal Injury and Criminal
on Weekends 732-261-4005

Princeton Area
68 South Main St.
Cranbury, NJ 08512
By Appointment Only
Toll Free 800-655-2977

Statute of Limitations: Criminal and Traffic

Disorderly person criminal offenses - 1 year.  This means the Complaint must be signed within one year of the offense.  It does not mean the Complaint must be served on the defendant, or that the trial must be held within 1 year.

Indictable Criminal Penalties [Felony Type]     7 year Statute of Limitations
                          & nbsp; 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 years
4th Degree          0-18 months        $10,000                  1 year-5 years

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.

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!


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 Statute of Limitations
39:3-40        Driving while suspended DWS - 90 days Statute of   
39:4-50        DWI - 90 days Statute of Limitations
39:6B-2        No Insurance - 6 months Statute of Limitations
39: 5-31       DMV Director of Magistrate can revoke license for willful       
                    violations even if Statute of Limitations has passed


Kenneth Vercammen was the Middlesex County Bar Municipal Court Attorney of the Year

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Kenneth Vercammens Law office represents individuals charged with criminal, drug offenses, and serious traffic violations throughout New Jersey. Our office helps people with traffic/ municipal court tickets including drivers charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal and Driving While Suspended.

Kenneth Vercammen was the NJ State Bar Municipal Court Attorney of the Year and past president of the Middlesex County Municipal Prosecutors Association.

Criminal and Motor vehicle violations can cost you. You will have to pay fines in court or receive points on your drivers license. An accumulation of too many points, or certain moving violations may require you to pay expensive surcharges to the N.J. DMV [Division of Motor Vehicles] or have your license suspended. Dont give up! The Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen can provide experienced attorney representation for criminal motor vehicle violations.

When your job or drivers license is in jeopardy or you are facing thousands of dollars in fines, DMV surcharges and car insurance increases, you need excellent legal representation. The least expensive attorney is not always the answer. Schedule an appointment if you need experienced legal representation in a traffic/municipal court matter.

Our website www.KennethVercammen.com provides information on traffic offenses we can be retained to represent people. Our website also provides details on jail terms for traffic violations and car insurance eligibility points. Car insurance companies increase rates or drop customers based on moving violations.

Contact the Law Office of
Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C.
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