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Disorderly Persons Offenses in New Jersey

Unlike other states, New Jersey does not categorize criminal offenses as misdemeanors or felonies. Instead, under New Jersey statute, a criminal violation is deemed either a disorderly persons offense or an indictable offense. Within the category of disorderly persons (DP) offenses, there's a further breakdown between petty disorderly persons … [Read more...]