Bail Amounts for Criminal Offenses in New Jersey

New Jersey Bail Schedule Information

 

Charge Degree Bail Range Is 10% Cash Bail Option Permissible?
Murder 1st Degree $250,000-$750,000 No
Felony Murder 1st Degree $250,000-$750,000 No
Aggravated Manslaughter 1st Degree $200,000-$500,000 No
Manslaughter 2nd Degree $100,000-$200,000 No
Kidnapping 1st Degree $200,000-$400,000 No
Kidnapping 2nd Degree $100,000-$200,000 No
Aggravated Sexual Assault 1st Degree $150,000-$300,000 No
Sexual Assault 2nd Degree $50,000-$200,000 No
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact 3rd Degree $25,000-$100,000 Yes
Contempt of Domestic Violence Restraining Order 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Contempt of Domestic Violence Restraining Order Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Burglar’s Tools 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Registration of Sex Offenders (Megan’s Law) 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Death by Auto or Vessel 1st Degree $150,000-$350,000 Yes
Death by Auto or Vessel 2nd Degree $50,000-$150,000 Yes
Knowingly Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Death 3rd Degree $15,000-$35,000 Yes
Simple Assault Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Simple Assault Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
Aggravated Assault 2nd Degree $35,000-$100,000 Yes
Aggravated Assault 3rd Degree $20,000-$50,000 Yes
Aggravated Assault 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Aggravated Assault By Auto 2nd Degree $20,000-$50,000 Yes
Aggravated Assault By Auto 3rd Degree $5,000-$15,000 Yes
Aggravated Assault By Auto 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Terroristic Threats 2nd Degree $25,000-$50,000 Yes
Terroristic Threats 3rd Degree $10,000-$20,000 Yes
Stalking 3rd Degree $20,000-$50,000 Yes
Stalking 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Criminal Restraint 3rd Degree $10,000-$25,000 Yes
False Imprisonment Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Luring, Enticing Child, Attempts 2nd Degree $50,000-$100,000 Yes
Criminal Sexual Contact 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Lewdness 4th Degree $1,000 to $2,500 Yes
Lewdness Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Robbery 1st Degree $100,000-$250,000 No
Robbery 2nd Degree $50,000-$100,000 No
Carjacking 1st Degree $100,000-$250,000 No
Aggravated Arson 2nd Degree $35,000-$75,000 No
Arson 3rd Degree $10,000-$35,000 Yes
Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree $50,000-$75,000 Yes
Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree $5,000-$15,000 Yes
Criminal Mischief 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Criminal Mischief Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Burglary 2nd Degree $35,000-$75,000 No
Burglary 3rd Degree $10,000-$50,000 Yes
Criminal Trespass 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Criminal Trespass Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Criminal Trespass Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
Theft 2nd Degree $35,000-$75,000 Yes (unless by extortion)
Theft 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Theft 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Theft Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Unlawful Taking of a Means of Conveyance 3rd Degree $2,500-$10,000 Yes
Unlawful Taking of a Means of Conveyance 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Unlawful Taking of a Means of Conveyance Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Shoplifting 2nd Degree $35,000-$75,000 Yes
Shoplifting 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Shoplifting 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Shoplifting Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Forgery 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Forgery 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Fake ID 2nd Degree $35,000-$75,000 Yes
Fake ID 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Fake ID 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Bad Checks 2nd Degree $35,000-$75,000 Yes
Bad Checks 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Bad Checks 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Bad Checks Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Credit Cards 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Credit Cards 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Endangering Welfare of Children 1st Degree $100,000-$250,000 No
Endangering Welfare of Children 2nd Degree $50,000-$100,000 No
Endangering Welfare of Children 3rd Degree $20,000-$50,000 Yes
Endangering Welfare of Children 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
False Report to Law Enforcement 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
False Report to Law Enforcement Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Tampering with Witness and Informant 2nd Degree $50,000-$100,000 Yes
Tampering with Witness and Informant 3rd Degree $20,000-$50,000 Yes
Obstructing Law Enforcement/Gov’t Function 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Obstructing Law Enforcement/Gov’t Function Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Resisting Arrest 3rd Degree $5,000-$10,000 Yes
Resisting Arrest 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Resisting Arrest Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Eluding 2nd Degree $25,000-$50,000 No
Eluding 3rd Degree $10,000-$20,000 Yes
Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution 2nd Degree $25,000-$50,000 Yes
Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution 3rd Degree $5,000-$10,000 Yes
Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Escape 2nd Degree $25,000-$50,000 No
Escape 3rd Degree $10,000-$25,000 No
Contempt of Domestic Violence Restraining Order 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Contempt of Domestic Violence Restraining Order Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Prostitution 2nd Degree $25,000-$50,000 Yes
Prostitution 3rd Degree $5,000-$15,000 Yes
Prostitution 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Prostitution Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Leader of a Narcotics Trafficking Network 1st Degree $200,000-$350,000 No
Manufacturing/Distributing CDS 1st Degree $100,000-$250,000 No
Manufacturing/Distributing CDS 2nd Degree $75,000-$150,000 No
Manufacturing/Distributing CDS 3rd Degree $5,000-$20,000 Yes
Manufacturing/Distributing CDS 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Employing a Juvenile in a Drug Distribution Scheme 2nd Degree $50,000-$100,000 No
Distributing/ Possessing w/ intent to Distribute CDS on or near school property or a school bus 3rd Degree $15,000-$35,000 Yes
Distributing/ Possessing CDS w/ intent to Distribute within 500 feet of certain public property 2nd Degree $25,000-$50,000 No
Distributing/ Possessing CDS w/ intent to Distribute within 500 feet of certain public property 3rd Degree $10,000-$25,000 Yes
Possession of CDS or Analog 3rd Degree $5,000-$10,000 Yes
Possession of CDS or Analog 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Possession of CDS or Analog Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Obtaining CDS by Fraud 3rd Degree $5,000-$10,000 Yes
Prohibited Weapons and Devices 3rd Degree $7,500-$20,000 Yes
Prohibited Weapons and Devices 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Possession of Weapons for Unlawful Purpose 2nd Degree $50,000-$100,000 No
Possession of Weapons for Unlawful Purpose 3rd Degree $10,000-$20,000 Yes
Possession of Weapons for Unlawful Purpose 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Unlawful Possession of Weapons 3rd Degree $7,500-$20,000 Yes
Unlawful Possession of Weapons 4th Degree $1,000-$2,500 Yes
Burglar’s Tools Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Simple Assault Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Simple Assault Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
False Imprisonment Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Lewdness Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Criminal Mischief Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Criminal Trespass Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Criminal Trespass Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
Theft Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Unlawful Taking of a Means of Conveyance Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Shoplifting Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Bad Checks Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent Person Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
False Reports to Law Enforcement Authority Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Obstructing Administration Of Law or Other Gov’t Function Disorderly Persons $5000-$1,000 Yes
Resisting Arrest Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Disorderly Conduct Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
Wandering, Remaining, or Prowling in public places with purposes of obtaining or selling CDS Disorderly Persons $500-$2,500 Yes
Harassment 4th Degree $500-$1,000 Yes
Harassment Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
Obstructing Highways and other Public Places Petty Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Maintaining a Nuisance 4th Degree/DP $100-$1,000 Yes
Sale of Cigarettes to Minors Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
Possession or Consumption of Alcoholic Beverage by a Person Under the Legal Age Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Possession of Alcoholic Beverage on School Property Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Prostitution Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Possession of CDS or Analog Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Drug Paraphernalia Use or Possession w/ Intent to Use Disorderly Persons $500-$1,000 Yes
Possession or Distribution of Hypodermic Syringe or Needle Petty Disorderly Persons $100-$500 Yes
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