Criminal Defense Lawyer Helps With Unsworn Falsification To Authorities (N.J.S.A. 2C:28-3) Charges
Making false statements to authorities, even if you are not under oath, can be prosecuted in New Jersey.
Under Unsworn Falsification to Authorities (N.J.S.A. 2C:28-3), you can be charged with a crime of the fourth degree if you provide a statement you believe to be false on an official document that includes language indicating that false statements are punishable.
At the fourth degree level, you’ll face up to 18 months in prison if convicted.
You can be charged under N.J.S.A. 2C:28-3 at the disorderly persons offense level if you mislead a public servant by omission, forgery, or written statements you know to be false.
The maximum sentence if convicted at this level is six months.
By working with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney, you stand the best chance of beating the charges against you and getting the best possible outcome in your case.
If you or a family member need help with Unsworn Falsification To Authorities charges, call Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced defense lawyer in New Jersey.