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Phoney Lawyer is Indicted, Prosecutor Says

Anthony P. Kearns, III Credits: Curtis Leeds / TAPinto Flemington-Raritan file photo

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Flemington woman who pretended to be an attorney has been indicted, according to a press release Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III issued this morning.

Jessica L. Andrews, 29, was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury for fourth-degree forgery; third-degree uttering a forged document; and fourth-degree unauthorized practice of law.

According to Kearns, Andrews signed and sent correspondence to a Flemington resident posing as an attorney. She demanded a monetary payment from the victim, according to Kearns.

An investigation conducted by Flemington Police and Kearns’ office  led to Andrews’ arrest on Jan. 25.

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