FORGERY OR UTTERING
A person commits Forgery or uttering if:
- forges any writing, to the prejudice of another’s right or utters, or attempts to employ as true a forged writing, he shall be guilty of forgery.
- “Forgery is the false making or materially altering with intent to defraud, of any writing which, if true, might apparently be of legal efficacy.” Bullock v. Commonwealth, 205 Va. 558 (1964).
- “Uttering is an assertion by word or action that a writing known to be forged is good and valid.” Bateman v. Commonwealth, 205 Va. 595 (1964).
Anyone could find themselves facing criminal charges. In fact, a criminal charge can have lasting effects on the lives of those with such charges on their records. However, in order to effectively handle a serious legal situation, individuals often need to understand what they are facing. If you have a criminal law charge in Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Yorktown or the rest of the Hampton Roads area, call the criminal defense attorneys at Goff Voltin, PLLC today.
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Impersonation of a Law Enforcement Officer
Obtaining Money Though False Pretenses
Obtaining Signature by False Pretense
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Credit Card Offenses
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