Criminal Attorney Helps With Unauthorized Practice Of Psychology (N.J.S.A. 2C:27-20.2) Charges
When it comes to protecting the public from fraudulent or dangerous healthcare practices, New Jersey has taken a number of steps to ensure that those who hold themselves out as professionals are properly trained and licensed.
Those who practice in the field of psychology must meet the guidelines set forth by the State Board of Psychological Examiners, and must practice within the scope of their field and without fraud.
Violation of these rules can result in charges of Unauthorized Practice of Psychology (N.J.S.A. 2C:27-20.2), which can have devastating results for you and your career.
As a third degree crime, you’ll face between 3 – 5 years in prison if convicted, but you may also face a lifetime bar from licensure in the state, which will be communicated to any jurisdiction where you may apply to practice.
There are defenses for Unauthorized Practice of Psychology, and you don’t have to live with the worst consequences of conviction.
If you need help with Unauthorized Practice Of Psychology charges, call Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey defense attorney.