Terroristic Threats Charges Defense Attorney in NJ
Have You Been Arrested For Making Terroristic Threats in NJ?
Consult An Experienced Terroristic Threats Defense Lawyer in New Jersey!
Terroristic is a loaded word these days, but under the original New Jersey criminal law, it is meant to imply a threat that allegedly creates fear of harm to the alleged victim. Yes, threatening someone can be a criminal charge- and you need the experience of a Terroristic Threats Defense Lawyer in New Jersey to protect your rights.
A charge of committing terroristic threats (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3) under New Jersey laws generally applies in cased where it is alleged that you threatened to kill someone, or deliberately put them in imminent fear of their life.
There is also a terrorist threat charge that can be applied if you threaten to commit a crime of violence that causes a disruption or evacuation of a public place or building.
This is a serious charge that is the equivalent of a felony in New Jersey. You will want to consult with an experienced Terroristic Threats Defense Lawyer in New Jersey- like myself- to make sure your rights are protected, and you can avoid the most severe outcomes and penalties.
NJ Terroristic Threat Penalties
Terroristic threats is a crime of the 3rd degree, which has a maximum penalty of up to 5 years in prison if you are found guilty.
It can also be considered a domestic violence charge.
How to Fight a Terroristic Threat Charge
Often the only evidence of the crime is the testimony of the victim or a witness. Defense strategies for terroristic threats may include challenging that there was a genuine threat, or that the alleged threat was imminent.
Many terroristic threats charges are related to domestic situations, and it is easy for the circumstances to be blown out of proportion. We can argue that the alleged threat was not serious, and any fear of a threat may have been overblown due to the surrounding domestic legal situation. How I fight cases can vary substantially according to the specific facts of the particular case.
Free Consultation With A Terroristic Threats Defense Lawyer in New Jersey
Please call me for your free consultation today at (888) 628-8394 or use this form to contact me, and I’ll get back to you.
The terroristic threats official statute is 2C:12-3.
I am in different New Jersey courts every day, defending my clients rights and freedom on many different criminal and traffic charges. I have the knowledge and experience to help you out of your difficult situation. Call me to find out what you can do, and how I can help.
Matthew Reisig, Attorney at Law
(888) 628-8394 or locally at (732) 625-9660