Top Princeton Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

Law Offices of Prosper A. Bellizia

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Princeton, NJ

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866-742-8934

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

Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Princeton, 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 Princeton, 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 Office of Matthew B. Lun

Hate Crime Lawyer | Princeton, NJ

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

Princeton 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 Princeton 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.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Hate Crime Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of 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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