N.J.S.A. Section 2C:24-5 – Willful Nonsupport

Section 2C:24-5 – Willful Nonsupport

Willful nonsupport. A person commits a crime of the fourth degree if he willfully fails to provide support which he can provide and which he knows he is legally obliged to provide to a spouse, child or other dependent. In addition to the sentence authorized by the code, the court may proceed under section 2C:62-1.

L.1978, c. 95, s. 2C:24-5, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.

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