NEW JERSEY OBTAINING DRUGS BY FRAUD LAWYER
Obtaining drugs by fraud is a third-degree crime in New Jersey. The penalty for a third-degree crime in New Jersey is typically 3-5 years in prison and a $15,000 fine. However, a person convicted of obtaining CDS by fraud under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-13 faces an enhanced fine of up to $50,000 in addition to community service and other penalties. Therefore, it is important for anyone charged with obtaining drugs/CDS by fraud in New Jersey to consult with an experienced New Jersey Obtaining Drugs by Fraud Lawyer.
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The Sloan Law Firm handles all types of drugs offenses occurring in New Jersey, including obtaining drugs by fraud violations. If you or a loved one has been charged with obtaining drugs by fraud would like a free initial consultation to discuss the case, call: (908) 358-2938.
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-13. Obtaining by Fraud.
It shall be unlawful for any person to acquire or obtain possession of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog by misrepresentation, fraud, forgery, deception or subterfuge. It shall be unlawful for any person to acquire or obtain possession of a forged or fraudulent certificate of destruction required pursuant to N.J.S.2C:35-21. A violation of this section shall be a crime of the third degree except that, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:43-3, a fine of up to $50,000.00 may be imposed. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to preclude or limit a prosecution for theft as defined in chapter 20 of this title.
New Jersey Obtaining Drugs by Fraud Lawyer – (908) 358-2938
The Sloan Law Firm provides aggressive and experienced legal defense to anyone charged obtaining drugs by fraud and other criminal offenses in New Jersey. If you or a loved one have been charged under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-13 and would like to discuss the charge with a New Jersey Obtaining Drugs by Fraud Lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact the Sloan Law Firm at: (908) 358-2938. The initial consultation is always free. We are available 24/7.
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