Harassment cases are among the most common in New Jersey courts. Adversarial family relationships, neighborhood disputes, conflicts at work can all result in Harassment charges. These seemingly minor feuds can blossom into more serious situations and present the possibility of criminal consequences. As a result, if you are charged with Harassment it is in your best interest to contact an experienced New Jersey Harassment attorney.
New Jersey statute 2C:33-4 provides:
A person is guilty of a petty disorderly persons offense of harassment if he:
a. Makes, or causes to be made, a communication or communications anonymously or at extremely inconvenient hours, or in offensively coarse language, or any other manner likely to cause annoyance or alarm;
b. Subjects another to striking, kicking, shoving, or other offensive touching, or threatens to do so; or
c. Engages in any other course of alarming conduct or of repeatedly committed acts with purpose to alarm or seriously annoy such other person.
The penalties for Harassment can be enhanced if the crime is committed while defendant is on probation or parole at the time of the offense.
Our law firm has experienced representing defendants and victims of Harassment. We have successfully negotiated resolutions to these cases and conducted trials on behalf of our clients. We would be pleased to offer you a complimentary consultation to discuss your case.