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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 2C, THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Chapter 21: Forgery and Related Offenses
Section: 2C:21-22: Unauthorized practice of law, penalties.
1. a. A person is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree if the person knowingly engages in the unauthorized practice of law.
b. A person is guilty of a crime of the third degree if the person knowingly engages in the unauthorized practice of law and:
(1) Creates or reinforces a false impression that the person is licensed to engage in the practice of law; or
(2) Derives a benefit; or
(3) In fact causes injury to another.
c. For the purposes of this section, the phrase "in fact" indicates strict liability.
L.1994, c.47, s.1; amended 2011, c.209, s.1.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2014-09-18 11:25:34.
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