Forgery Charges in Broward County, FL
What is a Forgery Crime?
Forgery is generally defined as a crime that involves altering or creating
counterfeit financial or legal documents for the purpose of committing
fraud. There are numerous types of forgery crimes, including forging checks,
fraudulently signing someone else's name on a legal document, altering
a will through forgery, falsely signing a lottery ticket, and many others.
Forgery may also be related to counterfeit goods, as in cases involving
designer handbags, watches or jewelry. Penalties for forgery are affected
by the nature of the crime and the amount of property involved in the
deception. Some charges are filed on a state level, while others may be
federal crimes. Both carry harsh penalties that can affect your future and that of your family.
Depending on the seriousness of the charges, forgery can be charged as
a misdemeanor or felony. It is punishable by imprisonment in state prison
of up to 3 years or in a county jail of not over one year.. However, if
you have prior convictions, you may have significantly harsher sentences.
If you or someone you know has been charged with forgery, it is imperative
you contact a Broward County
criminal defense attorney right away to safeguard your rights.
Beverly Hills Forgery Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you are faced with forgery charges, you want to obtain the best legal
counsel you can. At the Law Offices of Michael Mirer, P.A., our highly
experienced criminal defense lawyer has over 10 years of experience serving
the Broward County and Ft. Lauderdale areas. We have helped numerous clients
successfully in the defense of their criminal fraud charges. With the
skill and resources available to us, we can successfully defend your case
against fraud charges. Contact our caring and dedicated attorneys for
your initial free consultation.
For aggressive and skilled legal counsel ,
contact Broward County forgery lawyer Michael Mirer