In New Jersey, all crimes of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th degree are Indictable crimes, commonly referred to as Felonies. Indictable crimes are handled in the Superior Court of the County where the defendant was charged. The penalties for these crimes are as follows:
1st degree- 10 years in New Jersey State Prison- Life in Prison
2nd degree- 5 -10 years in New Jersey State Prison
3rd degree- 3-5 years in New Jersey State Prison
4th degree- Up to 18 months in New Jersey State Prison
These sentencing ranges can vary depending on a person's criminal record and the facts and circumstances of their charges.
As an Assistant Prosecutor, Mr. Cirocco has handled thousands of criminal cases. He understands how to attack the prosecution's case and get the best outcome for his clients, whether that entails getting a case dismissed, entering into a plea agreement, or taking your case to trial. He will guide you through this difficult time and ensure you have the strongest possible legal representation.