Criminal Attorney Helps With Unlicensed Practice Of Acupuncture (N.J.S.A. 2C:27-20.1) Charges
New Jersey takes a hard line when it comes to protecting healthcare professions and the public.
To that end, the state imposes strict licensure requirements for practitioners in fields like medicine, chiropractic, and acupuncture.
an acupuncturist operates outside the scope of their license, engages in fraud, or knowingly practices without a license, then they may face charges under N.J.S.A. 2C:27-20.1, Unlicensed Practice of Acupuncture.
Unlicensed Practice of Acupuncture is a third degree crime in New Jersey, meaning that conviction can result in a 3 – 5 year prison sentence.
You may also face civil penalties from the Acupuncture Examining Board.
An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you avoid the worst consequences of conviction, and even continue practicing in your field.
If you need assistance with Unlicensed Practice Of Acupuncture charges, Call Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation.