Simulating a Motor Vehicle Insurance Identification Card in New Jersey

Passaic County NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer

Skilled criminal defense lawyer Alissa D. Hascup represents clients throughout New Jersey who have been charged with theft, forgery & fraud offenses including credit card fraud, bad checks, forgery, and simulating a motor vehicle insurance identification card in Paterson, Wayne, Totowa, Clifton, and Passaic County, New Jersey.

She has successfully handled thousands of cases in New Jersey, in Superior Court (indictable/felony level offenses) as well as Municipal Court (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level offenses). In fact, Ms. Hascup is a former Morris County Assistant Prosecutor and Special Deputy Attorney General. Having handled hundreds of cases related to fraudulent practices during the course of her distinguished career, Ms. Hascup is well-versed in the legal requirements of the State when attempting to prove a Simulating a Motor Vehicle Insurance Identification Card case beyond a reasonable doubt – and she will use that knowledge to defend, and to potentially beat, the charges filed against you.

Being charged with the crime of Simulating a Motor Vehicle Insurance Identification Card leaves you exposed to a term of incarceration and a number of collateral consequences. Having an aggressive, experienced defense lawyer to guide you through the legal process is invaluable. Ms. Hascup is prepared to attack the State’s case, positioning you to achieve the best possible result. Contact her office anytime for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.

Simulating a Motor Vehicle Insurance Identification Card: N.J.S.A. 2C:21-2.3

N.J.S.A. 2C:21-2.3 sets forth:

a. A person who knowingly produces, sells, offers or exposes for sale a document, printed form or other writing which simulates a motor vehicle insurance identification card is guilty of a crime of the third degree (punishable by a term of incarceration between 3 and 5 years in New Jersey State Prison). In addition to any other penalty imposed, a person convicted under this section shall be ordered by the court to perform community service for a period of 30 days.

b. A person who exhibits or displays to a law enforcement officer or a person conducting a motor vehicle inspection pursuant to chapter 8 of Title 39 of the Revised Status of a falsely made, forged, altered, counterfeited or simulated motor vehicle insurance identification card, knowing that the insurance identification card was falsely made, forged, altered, counterfeited or simulated, is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree (punishable by a term of incarceration up to 18 months in New Jersey State Prison).

c. A person who possesses a falsely made, forged, altered, counterfeited or simulated motor vehicle insurance identification card, knowing that the insurance identification card was falsely made, forged, altered, counterfeited or simulated, is guilty of a disorderly persons offense (punishable by a term of imprisonment of up to 6 months in the county jail).

Contact a Clifton NJ Motor Vehicle Fraud Lawyer Today

The consequences of a Simulating a Motor Vehicle Insurance Identification Card conviction can be serious. Don’t delay in hiring legal representation to protect your freedom and your rights. Criminal defense lawyer Alissa D. hascup is available anytime to speak with you regarding your case. Contact her now to request your free consultation.

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If you are facing criminal charges in New Jersey, you want a battle-tested, aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. Alissa D. Hascup will protect your rights and your freedom. She is highly skilled and highly motivated and puts clients first – always.

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