NEW JERSEY DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY LAWYER
Destruction of private property is an indictable criminal offense, also known as a felony, in New Jersey. The penalties for a felony conviction in New Jersey are severe. A conviction for a destruction of property offense may result in prison time in addition to fines, community service and other penalties. It is important for anyone charged with destruction of property in New Jersey to consult with an experienced New Jersey Destruction of Property Lawyer.
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The Sloan Law Firm handles destruction of property charges and other criminal offenses occurring in New Jersey. If you or a loved one has been charged with a destruction of property crime and would like a free initial consultation to discuss the case, call: (908) 358-2938.
N.J.S.A. 2C:33-11. Defacement of Private Property
A person is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree if he purposely defaces or damages, without authorization of the owner or tenant, any private premises or property primarily used for religious, educational, residential, memorial, charitable, or cemetery purposes, or for assembly by persons for purpose of exercising any right guaranteed by law or by the Constitution of this State or of the United States by placing thereon a symbol, an object, a characterization, an appellation, or graffiti that exposes another to threat of violence.
A person convicted of an offense under this section that involves an act of graffiti may, in addition to any other penalty imposed by the court, be required either to pay to the owner of the damaged property monetary restitution in the amount of pecuniary damage caused by the act of graffiti or to perform community service, which shall include removing the graffiti from the property, if appropriate. If community service is ordered, it shall be for either not less than 20 days or not less than the number of days necessary to remove the graffiti from the property.
New Jersey Destruction of Property Lawyer – (908) 358-2938
The Sloan Law Firm provides aggressive and experienced legal defense to anyone charged destruction of property and other criminal offenses in New Jersey. If you or a loved one have been charged with these offenses and would like to discuss the charge with a New Jersey Destruction of Property Defense Lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact the Sloan Law Firm at: (908) 358-2938. The initial consultation is always free. We are available 24/7.
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