Defense Attorney Helps With Willful Nonsupport (N.J.S.A. 2C:24-5) Charges
Willful Nonsupport (N.J.S.A. 2C:24-5) is charged when someone fails to make child or spousal support payments even though they have the means to pay it and know of their legal obligation to do so.
Willful Nonsupport is a fourth degree crime in New Jersey, meaning that if you intentionally fall behind on child support or similar obligations, you can go to jail for up to 18 months, though in practice jail time is rarely a first option for judges.
Willful Nonsupport does have the potential to cause you significant and expensive headaches now and in the future.
Attorney Matthew Reisig can help you avoid the legal hassles and punishments that go with charges of ducking required payments to children or former spouses.
For help with willful nonsupport charges, call 732-625-9661 today for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney.