2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2C:21-22 - Unauthorized practice of law, penalties.


NJ Rev Stat § 2C:21-22 (2013) What's This?

2C:21-22 Unauthorized practice of law, penalties.

1. a. A person is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree if the person knowingly engages in the unauthorized practice of law.

b.A person is guilty of a crime of the third degree if the person knowingly engages in the unauthorized practice of law and:

(1)Creates or reinforces a false impression that the person is licensed to engage in the practice of law; or

(2)Derives a benefit; or

(3)In fact causes injury to another.

c.For the purposes of this section, the phrase "in fact" indicates strict liability.

L.1994, c.47, s.1; amended 2011, c.209, s.1.


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