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NJ police: Reality stars' lawyer isn't an attorney

1:03 PM, Sep 11, 2013   |    comments
Jacqueline Laurita and Chris Laurita attend Cantor Fitzgerald & BGC Partners host annual charity day on 9/11 to benefit over 100 charities worldwide at Cantor Fitzgerald on September 11, 2012 (Mike McGregor/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)
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RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man who told police that he was an attorney for two cast members of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" falsely represented himself as a lawyer.

The Record (http://bit.ly/18cbHtz) reports 53-year-old Mark McGuire, of Franklin Lakes, was arrested last week and charged with unauthorized practice of law.

Authorities say McGuire spent more than 45 minutes with Jacqueline and Christopher Laurita as they were interviewed by police after a March altercation in Ridgewood. Detectives later discovered McGuire had falsely represented himself.

McGuire was released. A telephone number for him could not be located Wednesday.

The Lauritas are due in court Sept. 26 in the assault case. The man who says he was assaulted by them is due in court the same day on related charges.

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