Violent crimes are the most serious offenses you can be charged with in New Jersey. Being arrested and convicted of a violent crime has the potential to completely alter your future and that of your family. If you have been accused of a violent crime, it is critical that you retain an attorney who will effectively advocate for those who face dire charges and circumstances. The experienced attorneys at Paris P. Eliades Law Firm, LLC have the skill and knowledge to provide quality representation in the face of serious charges. The firm handles the full spectrum of charges. These crimes are almost always charged as serious felony offenses and carry stiff penalties and consequences. In New Jersey, felonies are called “crimes” by state legislatures and are classified by degrees. Violent crimes are usually classified as first or second-degree crimes.
Understanding New Jersey felony charges
A second-degree crime can include:
A first-degree crime is more serious and includes offenses like:
If you are facing charges for a second-degree crime, you could be sentenced to 5-10 years of incarceration. If you are facing charges for a first-degree crime, you could be sentenced to 10-20 years in prison. If this is a repeat felony offense for you, the sentencing will be compounded.
Contact a Sparta attorney with your best interests in mind
Our attorneys will thoroughly assess the situation, investigate the circumstances of the arrest and review all evidence that the prosecution has against you. We will provide you with an honest evaluation of where your case lies and compassionately guide you through your options. It is imperative that you have effective representation in order to fight such serious charges. Paris P. Eliades Law Firm, LLC has years of experience offering New Jersey quality legal services. Our lawyers are skilled in negotiating advantageous deals with the prosecution on behalf of our clients. When those deals fail, however, you can be assured that we will fully represent your interests in court, fighting to protect your future. To learn more about how our firm can aggressively protect your interests as you face serious violent crime charges, contact Paris P. Eliades Law Firm, LLC.
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