New Brunswick Lawyers for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
Under New Jersey law, there are multiple classifications for criminal charges: first degree, second degree, third degree, fourth degree and fifth degree. Fourth-degree crimes are among the most common, and while they are further down the ranks, it is important to take the charges and their potential consequences seriously.
At Jack Venturi Law, we bring more than 35 years of experience to our criminal defense practice and provide a skilled defense against fourth-degree criminal charges. We are available to address your legal concerns from our office in New Brunswick. Call us today toll free at 732-247-3340 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Fourth-Degree Criminal Offenses in New Jersey
A number of common offenses fall under the fourth-degree classification such as:
- Unauthorized use of a vehicle
- Terroristic threats
- Possession of marijuana
- Criminal sexual conduct
- Theft between $500 and $1,000
- Unlawful possession of a nonfirearm weapon
- Community supervision violations
If convicted of a fourth-degree crime, you could be facing up to 18 months in prison in addition to fines and other criminal penalties. Our team of tough, smart attorneys will work to minimize your exposure to these penalties and remain available throughout your case to answer any questions you may have.
To speak with an experienced lawyer regarding your fourth-degree criminal defense needs, contact us today for a free initial consultation.