Q: Is theft by deception(3rd degree) a felony or misdemeanor
New Jersey does not designate crimes not by the Felony/Misdemeanor classification.
However, for other purposes, a third degree conviction in New Jersey could be considered a Felony because it is punishable by incarceration of over one year.
There are collateral consequences to having a criminal record, so I advise you to retain counsel to fight your New Jersey indictment.
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