This is a class A misdemeanor criminal charge in New York, and a Disorderly persons offense in New Jersey. Any Harassment charge is usually included in a broader Criminal Complaint as a lesser charge. The charging document often includes a more serious Assault charge. It is also commonly charged in connection with a resisting arrest Criminal Complaint.

The goal for Mr. McCarthy’s Office in such a case is a dismissal of the criminal charges, leaving the client with no criminal record as a result of the arrest.

An important secondary consideration is to make sure that the case ends with no destructive order of protection being imposed upon the client.

Mr. McCarthy is able to obtain both objectives for the client, and achieve an outstanding result on a daily basis, in the Criminal Courts throughout New York and New Jersey.