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Im being charged with a nj 2C 20-6, theft by deception, the

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I'm being charged with a nj 2C:20-6, theft by deception, the amount is $2250. I have never been in trouble before, will I be indicted? I have a lawyer.

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Deptford, New Jersey

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I have a lawyer who has requested I be considered for a PTI or downgrade.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Hammer O'Justice replied 8 years ago.
<p>Hello.</p><p> </p><p>Unfortunately, there's no way to tell until the prosecutor makes up his or her mind. Whether to proceed on a felony or downgrade to a misdemeanor is pretty much entirely in the discretion of the prosecutor handling the case, and what that decision is is contingent on many factors, including the victim's preferences in handling the case. The fact that you have no record and the amount stolen was a relatively small amount does weigh pretty well in your favor, however. But there really is no way to predict what the prosecutor will do.</p><p> </p><p>Good luck.</p>

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