Arrested and Charged with Lewdness in New Jersey?
Lewdness Can be a Felony or a Disorderly Persons Offense
Lewdness is a sexually related offense known as a sex crime generally categorized as a disorderly person’s offense; also known as a misdemeanor.
In certain circumstances, presence of child or person with mental disabilities, lewdness is trumped up to a 4th degree felony . This is more serious and can result in up to six months in the country jail/handled in the superior court.
Depending on the case we will look into the evidence and see if we can have it downgraded to a disorderly person’s offense. However, if you were charged with a disorderly person’s offense originally, you still need an attorney to see if you can beat that charge.