Degrees of Crime in New Jersey

Degrees of Crime in New Jersey

In the State of New Jersey, crimes are either categorized as indictable offenses, disorderly persons offenses, or petty disorderly persons offenses. The commonly known terms of felony and misdemeanor are not used for classification purposes. However, indictable offenses are commonly compared to felonies while the remaining classifications are commonly compared to misdemeanors. Indictable crimes are … Continue reading Degrees of Crime in New Jersey

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