Violent Crimes in NJ – Threat Crimes in NJ – Assault Crimes In NJ

“This page covers Violence and Threat-related crimes in New Jersey. Anything which involves allegedly hurting someone else, or threatening to do so will be covered on this page.  We also have a video series on How To Beat Assault Charges which provides excellent information about how we fight assault charges in New Jersey.  If you do not see your charges listed, please call us for more information: (201) 556-1571.”

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Assault Charges In New Jersey – This page is a comprehensive breakdown of all levels of assault charges in New Jersey, and contains many useful links to the little details pertaining to your charges. Regardless of your charge, this page will steer you in the direction that you need to go.

Arson Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:17-1 – This page clarifies first, second, or third degree arson charges and gives you some information about defending yourself in court.

Carjacking Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:15-2 – Carjacking charges apply to those who take a car with the owner present, constituting a violent/threat crime, as well as a theft crime in NJ. With first degree penalties, this charge is very serious.

Harassment Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4 – Harassment is a common charge in New Jersey, and can be easily challenged in court. The credibility of those who stand against you in the court room should be questioned.

Kidnapping Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:13-1 – Everything you need to know about this charge.

Criminal Restraint Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:13-2 – The key elements of this crime, penalties if convicted, applicable laws, and how criminal restraint is related to domestic violence in NJ.

Manslaughter Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:11-4 – This page includes the penalties, definition, statutes, and defense information regarding manslaughter charges in New Jersey.

Stalking Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10 – If arrested for stalking in New Jersey, this page is a must read.

Creating a False Public Alarm Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:33-3 – You may be charged with this crime for making a false report or warning about a potential emergency situation or causing a security scare.

Death by Auto (Vehicular Homicide) Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5 – This page explains the elements and penalties for death by auto or vessel charges, also known as vehicular homicide, in New Jersey.

Obstruction of Justice Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:29-1 – Also known as obstructing the administration of law, these charges can apply to any attempt to prevent a law enforcement officer from effecting their official duties.

Criminal Coercion Charges N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5– Forcing or threatening someone to do or not do something can lead to charges for this crime and expose you to serious consequences.

More on Assault

Simple Assault Charges NJ – Everything you need to know about simple assault in NJ in both video and written format.

Terroristic Threats NJ – Terroristic Threats charges typically result from angry disputes in which one party threatens to do harm to another. This page contains everything that you need to know about this charge.

Aggravated Assault Charges NJ 2C:12-1 – Everything you need to know about aggravated assault in NJ in both video and written format.

Second Degree Aggravated Assault NJ – N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b – These are the more serious aggravated assault crimes in New Jersey, usually involving weapons and serious bodily injury.

Third Degree Aggravated Assault In New Jersey – These are the lower end of aggravated assault penalties, with prison time still being a factor.

Simple Assault Vs Aggravated Assault – The difference between simple and aggravated assault is made clear in this video.

Our Defense Series For Assault Charges – “How to Beat Your Assault Case”

How To Beat Assault Charges #1. – Using “self-defense” as a way to beat your case.

How To Beat Assault Charges #2. – Using “defense of others” as a way to beat your case.

How To Beat Assault Charges #3. – Using “mutual fighting” as a way to beat your case.


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