Don't let a New Jersey Stalking Charge Ruin Your
Charged with Stalking in New Jersey?
Protect Your Rights !
Under New Jersey Laws, Stalking can be a serious criminal charge with potentially significant
penalties. Protect your rights under the law and talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney about
a NJ stalking or domestic violence charge.
You can be charged with stalking if it is alleged that you have "purposefully
or knowingly engages in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that
would cause a reasonable person to fear bodily injury to himself or a member of
his immediate family or to fear the death of himself or a member of his
A stalking conviction also has domestic
Stalking Penalties in New Jersey
Stalking is usually a crime of the 4th degree.
It can be charged as a 3rd degree crime if:
- it is committed in violation of a restraining order;
- if it is a second offense;
- if you are on parole or probation for any indictable offense, a.k.a felony
A third degree crime has a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison
A fourth degree crime has a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison.
NJ Stalking statute is designated N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10.
Stalking Defense Strategies
We will always argue whether the circumstances of the charges are an accurate
match with the letter of the NJ stalking statute. Was the alleged victim in
We may argue that the charge should be reduced to a less serious
The legal defense we use depends on the exact facts of you particular case.
A Free, Legal
Consultation on a New Jersey Stalking Charge
I can offer you a free legal consultation
on your stalking, domestic violence, or other criminal charge, either in person or over the phone. You
have nothing to lose by calling -- and you will learn exactly what your rights and
options are. I'm a New Jersey defense attorney
represented people just like you many times before. Give me a
call, and I'll let you know if I can help. If you decide not to hire me to
represent you, it's only cost you an hour of your time.
Please call me to discuss your New Jersey
stalking charge, at my offices in
Freehold, NJ. (888) 628-8394 or locally at (732) 625-9660. Call now for a free, no-obligation criminal defense
Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer - Freehold, NJ