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What is punishment for false statement/under penalty

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Yes, april 25 2018

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Pennsylvania

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Had child endangerment charge in 2005

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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 3 months ago

False Statement under Penalty is a class 3 misdemeanor in Pennsylvania. You can see the statute here:

http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/LI/consCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&ttl=18&div=0&chpt=49&sctn=4&subsctn=0

A class 3 misdemeanor in Pennsylvania has a maximum possible penalty of a year in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000. Probation would be possible.

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