Criminal Lawyer For Misrepresentation Of Mileage Of Motor Vehicle (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-8)
Because of the nature of the used car market, a number of laws are in place to protect consumers from deceptive business practices by dealers.
One of those, Misrepresentation of Mileage of Motor Vehicles (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-8), can be charged in cases where a dealer is believed to have tampered with a car’s odometer.
The charge is a disorderly persons offense, with a maximum sentence of six months, but can be charged separately for each incident.
You’ll also be open to civil claims based on the charges, and beating those suits can be extremely difficult if you’ve been convicted.
The state’s Division of Motor Vehicles is also specifically authorized by the statute to revoke a motor vehicle dealer’s license upon notification and hearing.
Fighting these charges isn’t just important to your freedom, but also to your career and your business.
An experienced New Jersey defense attorney can make a big difference when you’re facing a charge of Misrepresentation of Mileage of Motor Vehicles, or dealing with the administrative fallout from an investigation or conviction.
If you need assistance with Misrepresentation Of Mileage Of Motor Vehicle charges, call Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey defense lawyer.