Amy Locane-Bovenizer is serving a three-year prison sentence. Somerset County prosecutors argued on Tuesday that she should not be granted a state-funded lawyer because she and her husband are not indigent,
Mark Bovenizer, 41, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage, failure to report an accident and failure to maintain lane after driving across a lawn and hitting a mailbox, Hopewell Township police announced.
Amy Locane-Bovenizer faced up to 10 years in prison after a jury in November convicted her of vehicular homicide in the 2010 death of 60-year-old Helene Seeman in Montgomery Township.
Somerset County prosecutors said her blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit when the crash occurred on a dark two-lane road in Montgomery Township.