Criminal Defense Lawyer For Theft By Failure To Make Required Disposition Of Property Received (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-9) Charges
When one rents, leases to own, purchases property on an installment plan, or otherwise acquires property for compensation and then fails to make the required payments, they can be charged with Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property Received (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-9) by New Jersey prosecutors.
Like all theft crimes, the charges will be graded based on the value of the goods, with the lowest grade for property under $200.
This is a disorderly persons offense with a possible six month sentence if convicted.
When the property is valued between $200 and $500, the charge becomes a crime of the fourth degree with a sentence of up to 18 months.
When the value of goods is between $500 and $75,000, you’ll be charged at the third degree level and risk three to five years if convicted.
When the value is above $75,000, the charge becomes an extremely serious second degree crime, with a sentence of between five and 10 years if convicted.
There are defenses for every charge, and it is possible to fight back against allegations of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property Received and win.
Attorney Matthew Reisig defends clients throughout New Jersey.
If you or a family member need help with Theft By Failure To Make Required Disposition Of Property Received charges, call 732-625-9661 today and talk to an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney for free.