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WAS RECENTLY CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT

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I WAS RECENTLY CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT. IN WHAT ASPECT,IF ANY, WOULD THERE BE A COMPENSATY FOR CONVICTION?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.

Can you please be more specific about your question?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

IM NOT SURE WHAT YOURE ASKING.

Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.
What is your question about the disorderly conduct charge?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
what is the penalty for a conviction? and what are the types or dgrees for disorderlyconduct?
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.

The jail exposure is six (6) months on a petty disorderly persons offense such as disorderly conduct. The fines and assessments can vary but it would not be usually for the total monetary commitment to be in excess of $1,000 in the event of conviction

2C:33-2. Disorderly Conduct.



a. Improper Behavior. A person is guilty of a petty
disorderly persons offense, if with the purpose to cause public inconvenience,
annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof he

(1) Engages in fighting or threatening, or in violent or tumultuous behavior;
or


(2) Creates a hazardous or physically dangerous condition by any act which
serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.


b. Offensive Language. A person is guilty of a petty
disorderly persons offense if, in a public place, and with the purpose to offend
the sensibilities of a hearer or in reckless disregard of the probability of so
doing, he addresses unreasonably loud and offensively course or abusive
language, given the circumstances of the person present and the setting of the
utterance, to any person present.


"Public" means affecting or likely to affect persons in a place to which
public or a substantial group has access; among the places included are
highways, transport facilities, schools, prisons, apartment houses, places of
business or amusement, or any neighborhood.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

IF CONVICTED OF THIS OFFENSE, WHAT WOULD BE THE DEGREE OF CONVICTION? A FIRST, SECOND, DEGREE OFFENSE...ETC?

Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.
It would be considered a Municipal/Disorderly Persons Offenses
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
SO TO BE CLEAR ON YOUR ANSWER, IT WOULD BE ON MY CRIMINAL RECORD AS A MUNICIPAL OFFENSE, BUT NOT IN THE SENSE OF IT BEING LABELED A DEGREE ?
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.

Mostly likely.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
THANK YOU.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
ALSO, WOULD IT BE CONSIDERED A CRIMINAL OFFENSE OR A MISDEMEANOR?
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.
Those terms are both the same
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I mentioned also dat I have a firearms carry permit. Would a conviction of this offensive cause me to mode my license?
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 6 years ago.
No, it would not likely result in any harm to your license.

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