Forgery & Counterfeiting
Forgery and counterfeiting are two criminal offenses that involve altering real documents or creating false documents or goods for the purpose of personal gain or to commit fraud. There are a number of specific offenses that are covered under forgery and counterfeiting in Florida Statutes. The penalties and severity of the crimes will vary depending upon the offense itself as well as what was altered or created.
A Florida counterfeiting defense lawyer at Musca Law can help you if you or someone you know has been accused of forgery or counterfeiting. By reviewing the particular circumstances of your case and discussing the situation with you, we can determine what you’re up against and can make an evaluation of how we can help you. Our experienced attorneys represent clients throughout all of Florida, and we offer you a free consultation to get started.
Forgery and Counterfeiting in Florida
Some of the specific types of forgery and counterfeiting offenses that our criminal defense attorneys can handle include:
- Uttering forged instruments
- Forging or counterfeiting private labels
- Counterfeiting legal tender
- Forging or counterfeiting prescription blanks
- Check forgery
- Forging bank documents, bills or promissory notes
- Counterfeiting coins
- Possession of instruments for forging legal tender
- Creating instruments to forge legal tender
- Forging or counterfeiting a doctor’s certificate of examination
- Counterfeiting controlled substances
Contact a Florida Criminal Defense Attorney
It doesn’t matter what specific counterfeiting or forgery offense you have been accused of. You will need immediate representation by a skilled Florida bad check attorney if you are to have any chance of retaining your freedom and avoiding a conviction. At Musca Law we have over 100 years of combined legal experience and can provide you with the aggressive representation you need.
Accused of forgery or counterfeiting? Contact a Florida criminal defense lawyer at Musca Law today for a free consultation.