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Indictable/Felony Offenses

Indictable/Felony Offenses

In New Jersey, indictable offenses, also referred to as felony offenses, are classified into the categories: first degree, second degree, third degree, and fourth degree. New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-1.

An individual convicted of a crime of the first degree shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment between 10 years and 20 years and a fine no greater than $200,000.00. New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-3 and New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-6.

An individual convicted of a crime of the second degree shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment between 5 years and 10 years and a fine no greater than $150,000.00. New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-3 and New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-6.

An individual convicted of a crime of the third degree shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment between 3 years and 5 years and a fine no greater than $15,000.00. New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-3 and New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-6.

An individual convicted of a crime of the fourth degree shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment no greater than 18 months and a fine no greater than $10,000.00. New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-3 and New Jersey Statute Annotated § 2C:43-6.

The lawyers at Elkind and DiMento, P.A. are prepared to aggressively defend charges and provide full protection to you of your rights in court. Promptly contact us to explain the legal steps to take in handling such matters.