Know Your Rights If You Are The Victim Of A Crime

When you are the victim of a robbery or assault, or lose a loved one to homicide, you may suffer permanent physical and psychological damage. At the law offices of James M. Porfido, we are committed to protecting victims' rights and helping our clients take legal action in the event of a crime.

We help crime victims understand their rights throughout the criminal process. Contact us if you or someone you love has suffered because of a criminal act so we may give you direction.

Member Of The New Jersey Crime Victims' Law Center

Attorney James M. Porfido is a member of the New Jersey Crime Victims' Law Center, an organization dedicated to the rights and interests of crime victims and their families. You may be able to receive up to $25,000 in compensation for your losses and injuries through the New Jersey Violent Crimes Compensation Board (VCCB).

Under the state constitution, victims have rights:

  • You have the right to be present in court
  • You have the right to be heard
  • You have the right to submit a victim impact statement

In addition to claims against the aggressor and criminal defendant, we are also experienced in claims against business, schools or property managers for negligence and security claims.

We Advocate For Families Of Murder Victims

If you lost a loved one to crime, we can represent your interests after a murder. We will assert your rights and those of the deceased victim throughout the criminal process. Our attorney can also handle a civil action on your behalf to collect victim compensation in a wrongful death claim. Families who have lost a loved one may be at a loss after the death of a loved one. We can explain your legal rights and help you assert your rights in both criminal and civil legal proceedings.

Contact James M. Porfido to arrange an initial consultation with an experienced Morristown, New Jersey, criminal defense lawyer and Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.

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