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Fighting for Those Charged with Forgery

According to California law forgery can involve signing someone else's name on a document, forging the handwriting of another person, forging a seal, altering or fabricating a legal document such as a will or a deed, or faking or altering a document involving money, finances, or property. Forgery charges can be filed as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances of the case and the criminal record of the defendant.

If you are facing charges of forgery, it is imperative that you contact a Dublin white collar crime attorney to review the facts in your case. At the Law Office of Ivan O.B. Morse, our founding attorney formerly served as an Oakland police officer, and has great insight into the inner workings of the criminal justice system.

The penalties for a forgery conviction vary depending on the case, and if it the charge was filed as a misdemeanor or felony. The penalties for a misdemeanor forgery conviction include:

  • A maximum jail sentence of 1 year
  • A maximum fine of $1,000
  • Informal probation
  • Repayment to any victims involved in the case

The penalties for a felony forgery conviction can be:

  • A jail sentence of up to 3 years
  • A maximum fine of $10,000
  • Informal or formal probation
  • Repayment to any victims involved in the case

Forgery is a White Collar Crime and Carries Heavy Penalties in a Conviction

At our firm, we have the knowledge, experience and insight into trial law that you need on your side at trial. Whether you are facing charges related to forging a signature, documents or other type of forgery, your legal situation is very serious. Your future freedom could be lost if fast action is not taken for you.

Contact us today and speak with our Dublin criminal lawyer immediately. We are aggressive, dedicated and we seek out any advantage that could benefit our clients. Call now.

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