Colorado Forgery Attorney
Facing Forgery charges in Colorado? Time is NOT on your side.
If you are under investigation, if law enforcement wants to speak with you, or if you have been charged with a criminal offense, a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your charges. Call Weber Law to discuss your circumstances. Weber Law has helped people facing assault crimes navigate their way to case resolution and reunification with family members.
Having guidance through and an understanding of the criminal process will alleviate stress and allow you to focus your attention on improving your life.
Forgery Crimes Defense
Under Colorado law, forgery is charged when someone makes, uses, or possesses documents or instruments that have been falsified in some manner. Examples include an altered school transcript or providing a fake social security number on an application. A conviction for felony forgery can carry up to 3 years in prison, 2 years of mandatory parole, and up to a $100,000 fine.
Colorado will charge forgery as either a felony or misdemeanor based primarily on the type of document or instrument involved, and whether you actually used the document or instrument. At Weber Law, our attorneys know that the key element in a forgery case is whether you had the intent to defraud someone. This can often be difficult for the prosecutor to prove. Forgery is recognized as a crime of dishonesty, so it is very important to have a good attorney on your side. If a conviction goes on your criminal record, it can seriously impact your ability to gain meaningful employment. If you or someone you know has been accused of forgery or any related offense involving fraud, call Weber Law today and let’s get started on winning your case. Some of the defenses we may explore at Weber Law include:
-You did not have the intent to defraud anyone.
-You were unaware that you possessed a forged instrument.
-The thing you possessed does not fit the definition of a forged instrument or document under Colorado law.
- CRS 18-5-102 Forgery:
- CRS 18-5-104 Second degree forgery:
- CRS 18-5-104.5 Use of a forged academic record:
- CRS 18-5-105 Criminal Possession of a forged instrument:
- CRS 18-5-109 Criminal possession of forgery devices
- CRS 18-5-110 Criminal Simulation
- CRS 18-5-113 Criminal Impersonation
- CRS 18-5-116 Consumption of controlled substances by fraudulent means
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a forgery charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation. Serving Denver and the surrounding areas.
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Our Forgery Defense Lawyers Are Here to Help
If you have been charged with a crime, do not hesitate to ask for legal help. At Weber Law Firm, we understand you’re scared and nervous about what is coming next. You may even be angry that you have been falsely accused of a crime you didn’t commit. We are here to fight for an acquittal.
A Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You
Weber Law will aggressively fight for your rights. Contact us today!
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