Aggravated Sexual Assault Lawyers in Wayne NJ
Aggravated sexual assault is a very complex offense that requires an experienced Passaic County criminal defense attorney. Aggravated sexual assault is the most serious sex crime under the New Jersey criminal code. It is New Jersey’s form of rape. Since this is a first degree felony, if convicted, a Defendant faces up to twenty (20) years in State Prison, a fine up to $200,000, sex offender treatment and mandatory Megan’s Law for life. If you or a loved one has been charged with aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, lewdness, sexual assault or criminal sexual contact in Passaic County, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. We have a team of eight Paterson sex offense defense lawyers on staff who have the experience and knowledge necessary to protect your rights. For more information on the offense of aggravated sexual assault, please checkout out our Wayne aggravated sexual assault practice series by clicking on the link. In addition, if you would like to set up a free consultation with any one of the eight Paterson criminal defense lawyers on staff at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, please contact our Wayne office at 973.839.4007. Now here is an article about a Wayne resident who has been accused sexually assaulting an underage boy from Lyndhurst, New Jersey.
Bergen County Prosecutor’s Charge Wayne Man with Aggravated Sexual Assault
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s office has announced that they have arrested and charged a twenty-one year old Wayne man with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The Defendant is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail on a $300,000 bail. If convicted, the Defendant is facing decades behinds bars. In addition, aggravated sexual assault and sexual assault fall under the No Early Release Act (NERA). NERA in essence requires a Defendant to serve at least 85% of their sentence before they can become eligible for parole.
It appears that the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office was tipped off by the victim’s mother after she found sexually explicated conversations between her thirteen year old son and the Defendant. These conversations allegedly took place on social media websites. Based on these conversations, the victim was taken to the Prosecutor’s office and gave a detailed statement about his relationship with the Defendant.
Endangering the Welfare of a Child Lawyer in Paterson NJ
If you or a loved one has been charged with a sexual related offense in Passaic County, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. With eight Passaic County criminal defense lawyers on staff, our office is one of the larges criminal defense firms in the State let alone Passaic County. If you would like to set up a free consultation please contact our Wayne office at 973.839.4007.