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If you or someone you know has been charged with Forgery, contact the Criminal Attorneys at Stiefvater Law, LLC immediately.  Forgery is a felony offense.  Get the serious legal representation that you deserve.

Penalties for Forgery

Forgery can be a felony of the second, third, fourth, or fifth degree.  Click to learn about Ohio’s felony penalties.

What is Forgery?

In Ohio, the law on forgery states that:

No person, with purpose to defraud, or knowing that the person is facilitating a fraud, shall do any of the following:

(1) Forge any writing of another without the other person’s authority;

(2) Forge any writing so that it purports to be genuine when it actually is spurious, or to be the act of another who did not authorize that act, or to have been executed at a time or place or with terms different from what in fact was the case, or to be a copy of an original when no such original existed;

(3) Utter, or possess with purpose to utter, any writing that the person knows to have been forged.

(ORC 2913.31).

Fake I.D.'s

You can also be charged with forgery for making or distributing a fake identification card (fake id).  Click here if you have been charged with making, distributing, or possessing a fake id.

Contact the Forgery Lawyers at Stiefvater Law, LLC at 216-867-0429.