Resisting Arrest

– Bergen County New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys

– Rutherford NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers
Resisting arrest in Bergen County is covered under Penal Code Section 148(a). As per the law, it is a violent crime offense when an individual resists or delays arrest by a police officer who is engaged in the performance of their duties. Apart from the police officers, other public officers and emergency medical technicians are also covered under this law.
The punishment for resisting arrest depends upon whether the offense is charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. Whatever the situation, being charged with resisting arrest may be stressful, and you may be punished by the court, immediately.

Resisting Arrest Defense Attorney in Bergen County

When faced with this difficult situation, having a professional and competent criminal defense lawyer in Bergen County is crucial to ensure transparency in investigating the actions that led to these charges. As a team of professional and skilled defense lawyers in Bergen County, Bruno & Ferraro takes pride in offering the most trusted and recommended defense to those charged with resisting an arrest.
With years of experience in helping people fight for their rights, we have knowledgeable legal staff that is committed to providing you solutions with personalized attention. We ensure that you will be informed of the progress of your case throughout the entire legal process.
We have a large professional network, and countless resources that we utilize to obtain key records and reports regarding your charge. We are also able to obtain contact information for any potential witnesses who can testify on your behalf. We will always work our hardest to give you the best defense strategy possible.b

Our criminal defense attorneys handle misdemeanor and felony charges related to:

Serious Felonies Resulting in Death or Serious Bodily Injury:

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Murder and Attempted Murder

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Felony Murder

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Manslaughter

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Vehicular Homicide

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Death by Auto

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Aggravated Assault

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Assault

Serious Felonies Not Resulting In Death:

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Robbery

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Burglary

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Carjacking

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Arson

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Criminal Mischief

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Kidnapping

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Criminal Restraint

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Theft

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Theft by Deception

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Receiving Stolen Property

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Shoplifting

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Resisting Arrest

Drug Offenses:

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Drug Manufacture, Distribution, or Possession with Intent to Distribute

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Drug Possession

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Possession of drug paraphernalia

Weapons Offenses:

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Drug Manufacture, Distribution, or Possession with Intent to Distribute

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Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

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Certain Persons Not to Possess a Weapon

NonViolent White
Collar Crimes:

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Official Misconduct

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Fraud

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Bribery

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Computer Crimes

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Perjury, False Swearing, Hindering Apprehension and Obstruction of Justice

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Health Care Claims Fraud

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Insurance Fraud

Sexual Offenses:

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Aggravated Sexual Assault

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Sexual Assault

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Sexual Contact

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Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

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Lewdness

Domestic Violence Offenses:

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Terroristic Threats

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Stalking

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Contempt

Municipal Court:

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DWI/ DUI

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Traffic tickets

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Disorderly Persons Offenses

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Petty Disorderly Offenses

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Conditional Discharges

In addition to representing clients charged with serious violations of New Jersey’s Criminal Code, our attorneys also have extensive experience with municipal court matters. Our criminal defense attorneys have represented innumerable clients charged with crimes and driving offenses in Municipal Court. The attorney’s collective experiences with New Jersey Municipal Courts enable them to address any type of charges filed in a municipal court.

If you have been charged with either misdemeanor or felony criminal offenses in the state of New Jersey, a criminal defense lawyer from our firm in Bergen County can help. Contact our office at 1-844-4BF-LEGAL (423-5342) to learn how we will ensure you understand your rights and the legal procedures impacting your case.

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Meadows Office Complex
301 Route 17 North Suite 211
Rutherford, New Jersey 07070.

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Newark, NJ 07105.

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Belmar, New Jersey 07719

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