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Victim Representation Lawyer In Denville, NJ

Know Your Rights If You Are The Victim Of A Crime In Morris County & Beyond

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.

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 filing claims against the aggressor and criminal defendant, we are also experienced in filing claims against businesses, schools, or property managers for negligence and inadequate security claims.

We Advocate For Families Of Murder Victims in NJ

If you lost a loved one to crime in New Jersey, we can represent your interests. 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.

Call James Porfido Today To Assert Your Rights

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

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