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New Jersey Consequences for Possession of a Handgun


New Jersey Consequences for Possession of a Handgun

Being charged with possessing a handgun in New Jersey is an extremely serious offense. It is a second degree offense where you are facing a mandatory five to ten years in prison if you are found guilty or plead guilty to that charge. Even more serious is the fact that you are subject to the Grave’s Act, which is a period of parole ineligibility for that offense. Basically, what that means is that you are looking at a minimum of five years in New Jersey state prison with three years of parole ineligibility that can be lowered to a one year period of parole ineligibility with permission, obviously, of the prosecutor’s office and of the assignment judge, so it is imperative that if you are charged with this offense that you immediately contact an attorney who is experienced in dealing with this type of offense with the prosecutor’s office.

This informational blog post was provided by Jason A. Volet, an experienced New Jersey Gun Possession Lawyer.

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