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Related Definitions – Homicide, Assault & Threat Crimes

Passaic County NJ Violent Crimes Defense Lawyer

Alissa D. Hascup is a criminal defense lawyer who represents clients throughout New Jersey, including Passaic County, Morris County, and Bergen County. Many of her clients have been charged with violent crimes and threat crimes such as aggravated assault, simple assault, and stalking.

Ms. Hascup has handled thousands of cases in New Jersey, in Superior Court (indictable/felony level offenses) and Municipal Court (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level offenses). If you or a loved one has been charged with an assault crime, it is important that you are represented by an experienced criminal defense lawyer who is prepared to attack the State’s case and get you the best possible result.

Contact Alissa D. Hascup anytime for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge. She is ready to fight for you.

Homicide, Assault & Threats Crimes – Related Definitions in New Jersey: N.J.S.A. 2C:11-1

Definitions Homicide, Assault & Threat Crimes. N.J.S.A. 2C:11-1 provides:

a. Bodily injury means physical pain, illness or any impairment of physical condition;
b. Serious bodily injury means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ;
c. Deadly weapon means any firearm or other weapon, device, instrument, material or substance, whether animate or inanimate, which in the manner it is used or is intended to be used, is known to be capable of producing death or serious bodily injury or which in the manner it is fashioned would lead the victim reasonably to believe it to be capable of producing death or serious bodily injury;
d. Significant bodily injury means bodily injury which creates a temporary loss of the function of any bodily member or organ or temporary loss of any one of the five senses.

Contact a Totowa NJ Assault Lawyer for a Free Consultation

Alissa D. Hascup is a criminal defense attorney who fights tirelessly for the rights of her clients. She knows the nuances of the law and will use her knowledge to your advantage. Call her today to discuss your case, or fill out her online contact form to schedule a free consultation at her office.

If you are facing assault charges as a result of a criminal incident, the consequences can be serious. Contact Alissa D. Hascup now for a free initial consultation about your charges.

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If you are facing criminal charges in New Jersey, you want a battle-tested, aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. Alissa D. Hascup will protect your rights and your freedom. She is highly skilled and incredibly motivated and puts clients first – always.

Please contact Ms. Hascup’s office today to request a free initial consultation about your criminal charges. She will review the facts of your case, answer your questions, and explain how she can best defend you.

Ms. Hascup can be reached 24/7. For your convenience, she offers night and weekend appointments, as well as virtual appointments.

Courts We Serve

In Passaic County, including Paterson, Clifton, Wayne, Passaic, West Milford, Hawthorne, Little Falls, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Woodland Park, Wanaque, Totowa, North Haledon, Haledon, Bloomingdale, and Prospect Park, in Morris County, including Morristown, Parsippany, Denville, Randolph, Rockaway, Madison, Boonton, Dover, East Hanover, Montville, Lincoln Park, Pequannock, Butler, and Riverdale, in Essex County, including Newark, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Irvington, Bloomfield, Montclair, Belleville, Nutley, Maplewood, Millburn, Verona, Cedar Grove, West Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Fairfield, and Roseland.


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Totowa, NJ 07512

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