Forgery Attorneys in Michigan
Protecting Your Rights & Fighting for Your Freedom
Forgery is considered a “paper crime,” and it occurs when you sign someone else’s signature to a document without permission or alter an existing document without authorization. Documents that are most commonly forged include titles, deeds, money orders, checks, and documents used in identity theft crimes, such as driver licenses.
Some of the more common forgery charges and penalties include the following:
- Uttering and publishing a forged transaction device is a 14-year felony. MCL 750.249b
- Forging a check is a 7-year felony. MCL 750.251
- Having a forged check in your possession is a 7-year felony. MCL 750.252
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If you have been charged with forgery or any other type of fraud crime, contact The Law Offices of Barton Morris right away. Our forgery attorneys in Michigan are highly skilled in this complicated area of law. Backed by decades of experience, we are intimately familiar with this state’s criminal laws and can use our in-depth knowledge to your benefit.
Regardless of your situation or how serious your charges are, we have the experience required to protect your rights and effectively fight for your best interests. We are driven by a genuine desire to help our clients and will do everything we can to help you get the results you need. You can trust us to provide you with the relentless representation you deserve.