Top Hightstown Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Hightstown, NJ

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609-964-4336

Former Assistant Prosecutor in Burlington County. Criminal, Municipal Court & Juvenile Cases. Call Us for a Free Consultation.

Adam Jon Weisberg Attorney at Law

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Hightstown, NJ

732-394-6559

Attorney Weisberg has Practiced Law for Over 23 Year, With Extensive Experience in Litigation and Will Protect Your Rights When Facing Criminal, Municipal & DWI Matters

Law Offices of Prosper A. Bellizia

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Hightstown, NJ

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866-742-8934

24/7 Free Consultations All Courts, All Counties. Payment Plans Available Credit Cards Accepted.

Law Office of Matthew B. Lun

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Hightstown, NJ

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Dedicated to exceeding you legal expectations. Call today to have an experienced attorney fight for you!

Hightstown Hate Crime Information

Have You Been Charged With a Hate Crime?

If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a Hightstown attorney skilled in the defense of hate crimes to ensure you receive the best representation and avoid being sentenced to an enhanced penalty.

Types of Hate Crimes

A hate crime is an unlawful act motivated by bias based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability. A "hate" offense is not in and of itself a crime, but the charge enhances the possible penalties. Once the prosecutor has proved that a defendant committed a crime and the offense was motivated by hate toward a specific group or characteristic, the severity of the punishment increases.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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