Harassment is a general term thrown out between parties and which one feels aggravated due to the Conduct of another.
Often times the meeting Becomes very adversarial, to the point where one feels that they have been harassed. Harassment is a very serious charge, and a conviction can be significant. The conviction can result in jail time, a criminal record, and significant penalties and fines.
According to the New Jersey harassment law under NJS 2C: 33–4, a person is guilty of a petty disorderly persons offense of harassment if
- He makes or causes to be made communication or communications anonymously or an extremely means hours or in offensively coarse language or in any manner likely to cause annoyance or alarm to another;
- Subjects another two chicken, striking, offensive touching come over shoving or threatens to do so,
- Engages in any course of alarming conduct or repeatedly Committed acts with the purpose to alarm or seriously annoys another person.
While these matters are typically handle Municipal Court, a harassment charge can be held in Superior Court as a fourth degree indictable offense.
The Mark Law Firm routinely represents clients throughout the state of New Jersey, in both superior and municipal courts on charges of harassment. Contact The Mark Law Firm immediately to find out what your rights are, and speak with one of our qualified and aggressive defense attorneys to handle your case today. Contact us and call 908-375-6767.