Totowa NJ Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
Criminal Defense Attorney Representing Clients in Passaic County, New Jersey
Alissa D. Hascup represents clients throughout New Jersey who have been charged with criminal offenses against the public, including disorderly conduct, eluding, obstruction, and resisting arrest in Totowa, Clifton, Wayne, Paterson, Haledon, and Hawthorne.
Ms. Hascup has successfully handled thousands of cases in Superior Courts (indictable/felony level offenses) and Municipal Courts (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level offenses) throughout New Jersey. She is a former Assistant County Prosecutor, Special Deputy Attorney General, and Municipal Prosecutor and will use that knowledge and experience to your advantage. She is ready to fight for you.
A conviction for disorderly conduct can have serious consequences, including county jail time. If you are facing disorderly conduct charges, you need effective legal representation to ensure that you put yourself in a position to achieve the best possible outcome. Contact Ms. Hascup anytime at 862-257-1200 for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.
Disorderly Conduct in New Jersey: N.J.S.A. 2C:33-2
Disorderly Conduct is codified under N.J.S.A. 2C:33-2, which provides:
a. Improper Behavior. A person is guilty of a petty disorderly persons offense, if with purpose to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof he:
- Engages in fighting or threatening, or in violent or tumultuous behavior; or
- Creates a hazardous or physically dangerous condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.
b. Offensive Language. A person is guilty of a petty disorderly persons offense if, in a public place, and with purpose to offend the sensibilities of a hearer or in reckless disregard of the probability of so doing, he addresses unreasonably loud and offensively coarse or abuse language, given the circumstances of the person present and the setting of the utterance, to any person present.
A petty disorderly persons offense is punishable by a term of imprisonment of up to 3 months in the county jail.
Contact a Denville NJ Disorderly Conduct Lawyer to Discuss Your Case
If you find yourself in a situation where you or a loved one have been charged with Disorderly Conduct, the consequences can be serious. Alissa D. Hascup can help. Call her office today at 862-257-1200 to discuss your case, or fill out her online contact form to schedule a free consultation about your charges.