Aggravated Assault – NJSA 2C:12-1b
As you can tell from the name, Aggravated Assault is a more serious crime than Simple Assault. Depending on the incident and the figure that was allegedly assaulted, Aggravated Assault can be a crime if the second, third, or fourth degree. If you have been charged with Aggravated Assault, your freedom may be in jeopardy. Remember, pursuant to NJSA 2C:12-1b, there are 11 different ways in which you can be charged with this offense:
Those charged with Aggravated Assault, pursuant to NJSA 2C:12-1b are subject to the following possible penalties:
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