Simple Assault can either be charged as a disorderly persons offense or petty disorderly offense if it was regarding a fight in which there was mutual consent. The cases of those accused of Simple Assault will be heard by the Municipal Court of the municipality where the alleged assault took place. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1a, Simple Assault may be charged under the following conditions:
Those charged with Simple Assault, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1a are subject to the following possible penalties:
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