NJ Statutory Rape Charges and Age of Consent Explained
A rape accusation can derail your future, creating a stigma that sticks with you for the rest of your life. A conviction for rape could have immediate ramifications, especially if you are sentenced to significant time in prison. Some rape charges are referred to as “statutory rape” in New Jersey because they automatically apply based... Read More»
What to Know If You Are Under Investigation for a Sex Crime in NJ
The mere allegation that you committed a sex crime could have a devastating effect on your reputation. But what about a conviction? In New Jersey, sex offenses like aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, and possession of child pornography are all classified as felonies, with the most serious of these ... Read More»
Internet Sex Crimes in New Jersey
New Jersey law enforcement agencies aggressively investigate and prosecute sex crimes committed over the internet. The penalties for these crimes can be incredibly severe. This article delves into several internet sex crimes commonly charged in the New Jersey and the potential consequences you might face if you convicted. If you have ... Read More»
Can You Ever Get Off Megan’s Law in NJ?
Under a New Jersey law known as Megan’s Law, individuals convicted of certain sexual offenses are required to register as sex offenders in New Jersey. This law, which was originally enacted in 1994, was expanded in 2002 to impose a lifetime registration requirement. If you are sentenced to lifelong sex offender registration in NJ, it ... Read More»