Forgery

A forgery charge can be brought as a felony or misdemeanor, depending on several factors of the charge. If you are facing felony forgery charges, you could face time in state prison. Make the critical decision to protect your rights, freedom and future — talk to a skilled San Diego forgery defense lawyer.

Forgery charges can involve counterfeiting, fraud, signature fraud, identity theft and more. Scott C. Williams is a San Diego-based criminal defense lawyer with more than 30 years of experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney. If you need forgery defense in Southern California, turn to the Law Offices of Scott C. Williams.

We can protect your rights throughout the process and seek the best possible outcome on your behalf. Contact us to schedule a free consultation. Call us at 619-573-4952 or toll free at 866-675-3219.

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Forgery is when someone misrepresents him- or herself in a financial transaction. Under California law, forgery can be any of the following:

  • Intentionally trying to defraud a person by signing another person's name or false name to a legal document, including a check
  • Intentionally trying to defraud someone by giving him or her a fake check, counterfeit money, fake lottery ticket, forged legal document, fake driver's license or fake ID
  • Writing a bad check/writing a check when you know you do not have enough money in the account to cover the transaction

If convicted of felony forgery charges, you can face jail time. If convicted of misdemeanor forgery charges, you can face up to one year in county jail. Our skilled white-collar criminal defense attorney consistently strives to protect our clients' rights and build strong defenses. We seek to have charges dismissed, reduced or dropped altogether.

Contact An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

With the proper defense, you can protect your rights, avoid jail or prison and minimize the consequences of a forgery charge. We answer your calls to 619-573-4952 in person 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and do in-jail visits at our San Diego office. Contact us today for a free initial consultation by calling 619-573-4952 or toll free at 866-675-3219.