226 N.J. Super. 559 (1988)

545 A.2d 206


Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

Decided July 21, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Alfred A. Slocum, Public Defender, attorney for appellant (John Musarra, designated counsel, on the brief).

W. Cary Edwards, Attorney General, attorney for respondent (Annmarie Cozzi, Deputy Attorney General, on the brief).

Before Judges PETRELLA and BAIME.

The opinion of the court was delivered by BAIME, J.A.D.

This appeal presents a question of first impression. At issue is whether a defendant accused of having committed an offense under the Graves Act (N.J.S.A. 2C:43-6 c) must be advised at the time of his guilty plea that he is subject to a mandatory parole ineligibility term. We hold that such information is crucial to a full understanding of the consequences of a plea and it is thus incumbent upon the trial...

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