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Penalties for disorderly conduct in New Jersey

“What are the penalties for disorderly conduct in New Jersey?”

Penalties for NJSA 2C:33-2(a) – Disorderly Conduct NJ

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The criminal defense lawyers at the Tormey Law Firm LLC represent clients charged with the petty disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) of disorderly conduct (N.J.S.A. 2C:33-2(a)) throughout NJ including in Hoboken, Morristown, East Rutherford, and New Brunswick. Our lawyers are familiar with all types of defense strategies in these cases including a “carry order”, downgrade to a municipal ordinance violation, the conditional dismissal program in NJ, etc. Contact our lawyers now for a free initial consultation at 201-556-1571.

This video gives you the majority of the information that you need if you’ve been charged with a disorderly conduct offense in New Jersey.  Travis covers the penalties which include fines, jail time, and a permanent criminal charge, and also directs you to other pages which can help you to fight these charges (directly below this paragraph).  Disorderly conduct is a common charge; having found this page, you should be able to relax and be a little more confident for your upcoming court date.

Penalties for Disorderly Conduct in New Jersey, a petty disorderly persons offense, can include the following:

  • A permanent criminal charge on your record
  • A $500 fine
  • Up to 30 days in the county jail
  • Probation

For more information on disorderly conduct in NJ, click on the following links:

How To Beat Disorderly Conduct Charges In NJ – Part #1.

How To Fight Disorderly Conduct Charges In NJ – Part #2.

Top 5 Ways To Beat Any Criminal Charge

Disorderly Conduct In NJ – Information Regarding Penalties and Defense

Disorderly Persons Offenses In NJ – Information Regarding Penalties and Defense

Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses In New Jersey

Our Written Page On Disorderly Conduct

Our Written Page On Disorderly Persons

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If you've been charged with a criminal offense, disorderly persons offense, or traffic / DWI violation, you have the right to an attorney who will defend you against your charges and fight for your best interests. To learn more about how your attorney can fight to have your charges dismissed or reduced, click a link below to see our video library of legal defenses and strategies.

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With unmatched knowledge and experience in the practice of law, the seasoned attorneys at The Tormey Law Firm are committed to serving their clients and tenaciously confronting the allegations against them.

We will examine every facet of your case in order to defend your constitutional rights and reputation.  

With a dedicated legal advocate to assist you, our attorneys will ensure that you are never forced to navigate the complex legal process on your own.

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Areas We Serve

Bergen County, Essex County, Morris County, Passaic County, Hudson County, Middlesex County, Somerset County including Morristown, Denville, Dover, Mount Olive, Parsippany, Hackensack, East Rutherford, Elmwood Park, Englewood, Fort Lee, Garfield, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Mahwah, Palisades Park, Paramus, Ridgefield Park, Saddle Brook, Teaneck, Clifton, and Wayne.


Hackensack Location

254 State Street

Hackensack, NJ 07601

  (201) 556-1570    Directions

Morristown Location

55 Madison Avenue Suite 400

Morristown, NJ 07960

  (908) 336-5008    Directions