Cuomo signs legislation making unlicensed law practice a felony
Posted at: 12/12/2012 3:38 PM
By: WNYT Staff
ALBANY - Gov. Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday that makes the unlicensed practice of law a felony.
The governor says the new law will help hold individuals accountable if they offer services they are not licensed to provide.
Currently, the unlicensed practice of law constitutes a misdemeanor.
The new law takes effect Nov. 1, 2013.