First Degree Crimes NJ – 1st Degree Crimes NJ – Crimes of the first degree in NJ – Penalties for first degree crimes NJ
“What are the penalties for first degree crimes in New Jersey?”
First degree crimes in New Jersey are the most serious criminal offense that one might commit. They carry be far the most serious penalties, in both fines and jail time. Typically, these crimes are violent in nature, usually resulting in severe bodily harm, or death. That said, some major drug trafficking crimes can be rated as crimes of the first degree.
First degree crimes can be punished by 10 to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $200,000. In some cases, murder for example, a convicted felon might receive a sentence of up to 30 years in prison.
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Examples of First-Degree Crimes
- Major drug distribution charges
- Armed Robbery
- Murder Charges