Spring, TX asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey

Q: Difference between Offense Type: Indictable changed to Offense Type: Felony Offense Type: Transferred Changed to:blank

Out of state resident arrest for carrying fire arms

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Much more information would be needed to properly answer your question but either way if you have a gun charge your looking at serving 85% of the time sentenced for in jail we call this NERA and the chance of not doing jail in NJ for carrying a firearm in NJ is slim.

Leon Matchin agrees with this answer

Leon Matchin

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Milltown, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Indictable is what Jersey refers to felony cases. So NY and PA call felony is what we call indictable, it's same thing. Transferred means that the municipal court that handles disorderly person offenses (misdemeanors) transferred it up to the county superior court that handles indictable crimes (felonies).

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