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419 N.J. Super. 88 *; 16 A.3d 411 **; 2011 N.J. Super. LEXIS 48 ***
STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT, v. MELANIE MCGUIRE, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
Subsequent History: [***1] Approved for Publication March 16, 2011.
Certification denied by, Appeal dismissed by State v. McGuire, 208 N.J. 335, 27 A.3d 948, 2011 N.J. LEXIS 1010 (Sept. 20, 2011)
Post-conviction relief denied at State v. McGuire, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2030 (App.Div., Aug. 7, 2017)
Prior History: On appeal from Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Middlesex County, Indictment Nos. 05-10-164-S and 06-10-116-S.
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