Camden County NJ Luring, Enticing, and Solicitation Lawyer
Sex Crimes with Offices in Haddonfield, New Jersey
Over the years, New Jersey has become more and more aggressive when it comes to prosecuting sex crimes cases. Prosecutors will often seek the harshest penalties allowed under the law with these cases. Further, because of the public perception of these offenses, it is generally very difficult to receive fair treatment as these cases can become extremely complicated. If you have been charged with luring, enticing, or solicitation, you will need a skilled and knowledgeable attorney who has extensive experience dealing with these situations and can help you keep the penalties to a minimum in your case.
The criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leonard D. Biddison represents clients charged with a range of sexual offenses including aggravated sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, lewdness, and promoting prostitution. In fact, Mr. Biddison has had a number of sex crimes trials over the years and is highly experienced in handling these very sensitive cases. Our firm focuses on the investigation process and employs the services of a retired New Jersey State trooper to gather evidence, write reports, and take witness statements if necessary. Further, one of our attorneys previously worked with the sex crimes unit at the United States Attorney’s Office. Our criminal defense team will sit down with you and draft a comprehensive defense strategy to combat these serious charges. Don’t let these charges (or even the accusation) ruin your life. Contact the Law Offices of Leonard D. Biddison immediately for a free initial consultation at 866-721-9510.
Luring, Enticing, and Solicitation Statute: N.J.S.A. 2C:13-6
The law for luring, enticing, and solicitation is explained under N.J.S.A. 2C:13-6. It provides:
a. A person commits a crime of the second degree if he attempts, via electronic or any other means, to lure or entice a child or one who he reasonably believes to be a child into a motor vehicle, structure or isolated area, or to meet or appear at any other place, with a purpose to commit a criminal offense with or against the child…
d. A person convicted of a second or subsequent offense under this section shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection a. of N.J.S.A. 2C:43-6, the term of imprisonment shall include, unless the person is sentenced pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2C:43-7, a mandatory minimum term of one-third to one-half of the sentence imposed, or three years, whichever is greater, during which time the defendant shall not be eligible for parole. If the person is sentenced pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:43-7, the court shall impose a minimum term of one-third to one-half of the sentence imposed, or five years, whichever is greater…
f. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2C:1-8 or any other law, a conviction under this section shall not merge with a conviction of any other criminal offense, nor shall such other conviction merge with a conviction under this section, and the court shall impose separate sentences upon each violation of this section and any other criminal offense. The court may not suspend or make any other non-custodial disposition of any person sentenced pursuant to this section.
Luring, Enticing, and Solicitation Penalties in New Jersey
Luring, enticing, and solicitation are second degree crimes in New Jersey. Penalties can include:
- 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison
- Community Supervision for life
- Megan’s Law registration
Note: If you are convicted of luring, enticing, or solicitation in New Jersey, you will be required to register under Megan’s Law. Megan’s Law is essentially sex offender registration which will require you to register with your address and other pieces of information local police department and can result in your information being published in local schools and on the internet
Contact a Brooklawn NJ Luring, Enticing, or Solicitation Defense Attorney
The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against sex crimes. Our criminal defense team understands the details of the law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at 866-721-9510 for a free initial consultation about your case.