Parsippany, NJ asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey

Q: Hi, my son was waive as an adult he is 17years old.

He had multiple charges as a juvenile for carjacking, arm robbery, consp to commit carjacking, burglary, theft and three years ago he was charge Invasion of privacy cyber harassment, he was on probation and he went to a group home for therapy which he completed. When they waived him to the adult court the prosecutor requested 5 years of sentence plus 3 years of parole. We are awaiting for the court sentence but now some one told me my son could be eligible for PTI program. That's my question is he eligible?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Due to the serious nature of the crimes he is probably not eligible. A lawyer would need to review his case however to give you an answer more than just a probable. However expect to pay that attorney for his time (hourly rate) to evaluate the case as you are seeking legal advise and attorneys charge for this. Although most of us offer a free in office consultation your questions is way beyond the scope of the free initial consultations that some of us lawyers offer.

Howard Lesnik
Howard Lesnik
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Mountainside, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Someone who is charged with a crime(s) that has a presumption of incarceration or a mandatory minimum period of parole ineligibility must submit compelling reasons in order to considered for PTI.

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