Criminal Forgery Charges Reduced

William R. Marth, Esq. of Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C. appeared in Newark Municipal Court, 31 Green Street, Newark, NJ before the Honorable Diana E. Montes, JMC.

The defendant was charged with criminal forgery in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:21-1(a)(1), which carried up to a six month jail sentence, possible probation and a $1,000 fine. The prosecutor agreed to amend charge to a local municipal ordinance, which is not a state criminal offense. The defendant did not receive any jail time or probation and only paid a minimal fine.

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