Criminal Attorney Helps With Unlicensed Practice Of Medicine, Surgery, Podiatric Medicine (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-20) Charges
Practicing medicine without a license is known as Unlicensed Practice of Medicine, Surgery, Podiatric Medicine (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-20) in New Jersey and is a third degree crime, carrying a sentence of 3 – 5 years if convicted.
One of the key elements of the charge is that you acted knowingly, either without a license at all or while knowing that the State Board of Medical Examiners had limited or revoked your ability to practice in New Jersey.
Your case may hinge on what you did or didn’t know, and when a particular act – like writing a prescription – took place.
There are other ways to be charged under 2C:21-20, such as the allegation that you operated under a false name or assumed identity, or that in the course of your legitimate practice, you exceeded the scope allowed by law.
In all cases, you have a right to defend yourself.
If you or a family member need help with Unlicensed Practice Of Medicine, Surgery, Podiatric Medicine charges, call attorney Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.