Criminal Attorney Helps With Unauthorized Practice Of Social Work (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-20.4) Charges
Social workers serve members of the community in important ways, providing support and solutions during times of crisis, and helping vulnerable populations find stability.
Because of the significant role social workers can play in the lives of individuals and families, licensure is required to ensure that all New Jersey social workers act in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines.
Those who operate out of scope, or without proper credentials, or through means of any fraud, may be charged with Unauthorized Practice of Social Work (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-20.4), a third degree crime in New Jersey that can lead to a 3-5 year prison sentence if you’re convicted.
Protecting yourself from charges this serious means working with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney, who can evaluate the evidence against you and prepare an effective rebuttal that can keep you out of jail.
If you or a family member are facing Unauthorized Practice Of Social Work charges, call attorney Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.