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Law Office of Joel Bacher

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving North Bergen, NJ

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973-814-4203

New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer.
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I offer all of my clients my very best efforts and a vigorous defense. I have over 38 years of litigation experience in the State and Federal Courts in both New Jersey and New York. As a sole practitioner, all my clients deal only with me as their defense attorney, no one is given a less experienced or junior attorney. I team with experienced investigators and other experts …

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Joseph M. Horn Esq.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving North Bergen, NJ

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201-479-2978

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer. Former Police Officer. Aggressive Defense. Call now.

As a former police officer with practical on-the-street experience, I've seen firsthand the mistakes people make when they are charged with crimes and do not understand their rights. If you've been charged, you need a lawyer to protect your rights and guide you personally through the criminal justice system. At the Law Offices of Joseph M. Horn, I help people fight …

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Law Office of Eric M. Mark

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving North Bergen, NJ

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973-826-2335

When Your Future is on the Line, You Will Not Find a More Tenacious and Trustworthy Attorney Than Eric M. Mark. We Handle all Criminal, DWI & Traffic Matters

In immigration matters the accused is often fighting an uphill battle. The outcome can never be guaranteed and all the pressure and stress is on the person who stands to lose the most. For that reason I hold nothing back. Each client is my most important client. Every client has my cell phone number and can call me at anytime with questions. I have several offices and try …

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Law Office of E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving North Bergen, NJ

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866-784-2285

Experienced Defense Attorney handling all traffic and municipal matters including DWI/DUI. FREE CONSULTATIONS

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Law Offices of Prosper A. Bellizia

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving North Bergen, NJ

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866-742-8934

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

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North Bergen 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 North Bergen 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.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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