Denver Forgery Defense Lawyer
Let Me Use My Decades of Legal Experience on Your Behalf
Forgery is defined as completing, altering, or offering as true a written
instrument with the intent to defraud. This charge includes forging fake
checks or faking another person’s signature with the intent to use
it to benefit yourself or someone else.
Forged documents could include any of the following:
- Stocks/ bonds
- Money, stamps, or government securities
- Public records
- Deeds, wills, contracts, or other legal documents
- Tokens, transfers, or tickets used in place of money
- Identification documents
- Lottery tickets
If you’re facing a forgery charge, don’t hesitate to give me
a call. Even a misdemeanor conviction is likely to land you in jail. Let
me see what I can do for you.
Contact the Law Offices of
David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. to get started on your case by calling us at (303) 622-3281.
Types of Charges
Forgery charges are separated into 1st- and 2nd-degree forgery. If you’re being charged with 1st-degree forgery, this is considered a Class 5 felony and can lead to 1
to 3 years in prison and a fine ranging from $1,000 to $100,000. If the
charge is a 2nd-degree felony, this would be considered a Class 1 misdemeanor and is punishable
by 6 to 18 months in jail and a fine ranging from $500 to $5,000.
Call Me About Your Case!
Depending on the amount of evidence the District Attorney (DA) has in your
case, you may also be facing several other charges associated with forgery.
A DA could also try and pin you with Possession of Forged Documents, Fraud,
Identity Theft, Falsifying Academic Records, and more. If you’re
facing an accusation of forgery, call a skilled
Denver theft crimes attorney today. As a former 1st assistant federal public defender, I understand how law enforcement and
prosecutors build their cases. I also have decades of legal experience
to put to work in defending you.
Contact me at (303) 622-3281 or fill out the online form to schedule a FREE case
consultation with me today.