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NJ Sex Crimes

By Spodek Law Group | May 23, 2023

Brace Yourself for Life-Altering Consequences if Convicted of a Sex Crime in New Jersey

Prepare for a harsh wake-up call if you find yourself condemned for a sex offense in the state of New Jersey. In contrast to other states, New Jersey’s laws command mandatory minimum prison times for such transgressions, with imprisonment being only the tip of the iceberg. Convictions frequently come with additional burdens such as fines and mandatory state registration. A life marred by lifelong repercussions awaits the person convicted of a sex crime.

Megan’s Law: A Game-Changer for Sex Crime Convictions

The ghastly abduction, rape, and murder of seven-year-old Megan Kanka of Hamilton, New Jersey, sparked the creation of Megan’s Law – a game-changing bill that significantly increases the penalties for sex-crime convicts and ensures ongoing community notifications. This groundbreaking law mandates hundreds of people will be alerted within minutes of your conviction. Social media outlets can be used to disseminate this highly sensitive information to the entire world within hours.

Furthermore, the sex offender registry publicly exposes critical information about the convict, including current photos and home addresses. While this law aims to create safer communities, it also puts lives at risk. With many people firmly believing that every child is endangered by a sex offender, it is critical to appoint an experienced lawyer to handle your case and minimize the odds of conviction. New Jersey sex crime lawyers will not only fight to protect your name but also ensure you remain shielded from the threats faced by convicted sex offenders.

New Jersey Sex Crime Penalties

Pursuant to the NJSA 43-6(c) penal code, sex crime convictions in New Jersey involve mandatory minimum sentences. The length of the prison term depends on the specific conviction, with judges and juries potentially imposing terms beyond the mandatory minimum. Having a good lawyer is crucial for fighting against harsh penalties that follow sex crime convictions.

Type of Sex Crimes

Crimes can be categorized as first, second, third, or fourth-degree sex offenses, depending on the gravity of the wrongdoing. With first-degree crimes being the most severe, mandatory minimum sentences diverge from five to 10 years. Some of the most prevalent types of sex offenses in New Jersey are:

Sexual Assault: A second-degree crime without the alleged victim’s consent, sexual assault charges relate to instances when a person penetrates another person without consent. If the victim is under 13 years old, all that is required for a criminal charge is “sexual contact.”

Prostitution: In New Jersey, both parties in the transaction can be charged with prostitution. The NJSA 2C:34-1 penal code states that prostitution is exchanging money, services, or products for sexual favors.

Child Pornography: With a first-degree felony for causing a child to engage in prohibited sexual acts and a third-degree offense to possess, view, or distribute images of anyone under 18 years old performing any sexual act or stimulation, child pornography crimes are taken very seriously in New Jersey.

Human Trafficking: The heinous crime of human trafficking, which callously disregards human life, is a first-degree felony in New Jersey. This offense occurs when someone knowingly holds, recruits, transports, or otherwise obtains another person against their will to engage in sexual activity, often for profit.

Never Underestimate the Importance of a Good Lawyer

The moral of the story is clear: anyone facing a sex crime charge in New Jersey must secure proficient legal representation. Given the life-changing ramifications of a conviction, it’s crucial to ensure your life’s trajectory is not permanently disrupted. An experienced attorney can make a tremendous difference in the outcome of your case. Don’t hesitate to reach out for a no-cost consultation in order to protect yourself when it matters most.

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