December 24, 2019
New Jersey has adopted its own version of the Lunsford Act. This law creates mandatory guidelines for plea bargaining and sentencing where the victim of sexual assault is under the age of thirteen (13). Prosecutors and judges are bound by these guidelines and are strictly prohibited from allowing ch
October 7, 2019
New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys for Clients Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault There are special plea and sentencing implications that are triggered when someone charged with a New Jersey aggravated sexual assault offense falls within the Jessica Lunsford Act. This law increased the punish
October 6, 2019
A question that frequently arises in consultations with our New Jersey sex crimes lawyers is what constitutes sexual penetration when someone is charged with aggravated sexual assault or sexual assault in New Jersey. This term is addressed in N.J.S.A. 2C:14-1, the statute that defines key terms that
March 18, 2019
Our law firm strives to provide as much legal material as possible for those interested in researching criminal offenses in New Jersey. Lewdness charges arising at Gunnison Beach are a relevant topic given how many violations are issued every summer at this location on the Sandy Hook Unit of the...
March 18, 2019
The case of United States v. Asan, 2014 WL 948854, is an unreported District Court opinion appealing a Gunnison Beach lewdness conviction. I copy of the decision can help you further understand how cases of this nature are dealt with by the Federal Magistrate. 2014 WL 948854 Only the Westlaw...