Sex Crimes

What is the Difference Between Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse?

What is the Difference Between Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse?

November 23, 2020

Sex crimes involve a wide range of offenses and are rightly seen as predatory acts of violence. New Jersey law defines numerous individual sex crimes, which can be punished by incarceration, fines and, in some cases, community supervision that lasts the rest of the perpetrator’s life. As New Jerse

Electronic Luring

Electronic Luring

May 31, 2020

New Jersey Internet Luring Attorney The most common way for someone to commit luring is over the internet or through other electric means. Not surprisingly, lawmakers have constructed a specific criminal offense where someone attempts or lures another adult “via electronic or any other means.&

New Uber Safety Report Focuses on Murder, Sexual Misconduct

New Uber Safety Report Focuses on Murder, Sexual Misconduct

February 24, 2020

A report published in January under public pressure by ride-share service Uber says nine people have been murdered while using the transportation service (nearly half of them were Uber drivers) and the company received reports of 3,045 sexual assaults during rides in the United States in 2018. Anoth

Lunsford Act Penalties in New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Lunsford Act Penalties in New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Cases

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

Aggravated Sexual Assault Charges Falling Under the Lunsford Act

Aggravated Sexual Assault Charges Falling Under the Lunsford Act

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