NJ Assault Laws

We have gathered the following New Jersey assault laws and statutes for your reference.  As the offense of assault is very broad, we have broken it down into several areas, including simple assault, aggravated assault, assault by auto, and assault on a police officer, to better guide you.  The statutes provided below are meant only to serve as general information.

Lower on this page, we have also included brief examples of conduct that can result in one of the listed assault or assault-related charges in New Jersey.  If you have been charged under one of the following laws, please contact Villani & DeLuca, P.C. at (732) 965-3350 for a free, no obligation consultation with a criminal defense lawyer.

Assault Laws in NJ: