New Jersey Penalties For Frauds Relating To Public Records And Recordable Instruments (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-3)
Being charged with Frauds Relating to Public Records and Recordable Instruments (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-3) can mean one of two things in New Jersey.
First, that you’re charged with a disorderly persons offense, the equivalent of a misdemeanor, and can face up to six months in jail.
This is charged when a person attempts to file an instrument that they know contains false information.
More dangerously, you can be charged with a crime of the third degree for destroying, concealing, or removing public records with the intent to deceive or harm anyone.
Conviction for this conduct can result in a prison sentence of three to five years, plus a felony record.
It is extremely important that you take every step to protect yourself, including reaching out an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.
Matthew Reisig has nearly two decades of experience protecting the rights and freedoms of people in New Jersey.
If you or a family member need help with Frauds Relating To Public Records And Recordable Instruments charges, call 732-625-9661 today and talk to a lawyer for free.