Q: what is the punishment for Section 2C:20-11B(1)
$2.78 of merchandise was taken
A: If this happened in NJ the penalties would be up to 180 days in jail, 10 days community service and up to $1000 fine and a criminal record. I suggest that you set up one of the free in office consultations that most of us criminal lawyers offer. A good lawyer may be able to make this go away. That being said as they say a good lawyer is never cheap and a cheap lawyer is never good so choose your lawyer based on experience and success rate and not price as they say in life you get the quality you pay for.
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