Domestic Violence Attorneys in Perth Amboy, NJ
Perth Amboy Criminal Lawyers Handle Domestic Violence Cases & Restraining Orders
The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles domestic violence cases in Perth Amboy and throughout New Jersey.
In New Jersey, domestic violence allegations are taken very seriously. Domestic violence allegations are generally associated with abuse within a household. However, offenses may also involve allegations of abuse by a current of former boyfriend or girlfriend. For example, allegations of stalking are commonly associated with domestic violence.
Stalking Charges in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10, stalking is defined as purposeful conduct directed at specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear bodily injury or death to himself or family member and knowingly, recklessly, or negligently places person in reasonable fear of bodily injury or death to himself or family member.
Stalking is a crime of the 4th degree. Those convicted of stalking in the 4th degree face up to eighteen (18) months incarceration. However, if the offense is committed while under a court order prohibiting the behavior, it is a crime of the 3rd degree. Those convicted of stalking in the 3rd degree face three (3) to five (5) years imprisonment.
Therefore, if you have been charged with stalking in Perth Amboy, it is important to consult with an attorney. Our criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience handling domestic violence offenses. Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas, and Robert Rowbotham, II are all former prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
Free Consultations Available – Perth Amboy Domestic Violence Lawyer
If you would like to schedule a free consultation with one our criminal defense attorneys, you can contact us at 908.322.700. We are available 24 hours a day.