Los Angeles Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
Los Angeles Forgery Defense Lawyer
If you are facing forgery charges it is important to obtain an experienced and aggressive federal defense attorney to fight on your behalf. Having a well seasoned and experienced attorney on your side makes all the difference.
The penalties for forgery are very serious and can result in a long term prison sentence anywhere from 5 to 10 years in prison and large fines from $10,000 to $25,000.
Forgery is defined as altering or making a public record or legal document for personal gain or to harm another. Depending on what was forged, the offense may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. The main thing is that the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you actually had the specific intent to defraud. This is where our federal lawyers step in and defend you!
18 U.S.C. § 471 states that whoever has the intent to defraud, falsely make, forge counterfeits, or alter any legal document or public governmental record shall be punished.
Due to the life altering consequences of a conviction of forgery, it is important that you obtain an aggressive and well skilled defense attorney to help you.
Our defense lawyers are well versed and have the necessary knowledge on the laws of forgery. We guarantee our persistency and determination to get you the best possible results.