Forgery in Texas
Our Houston Theft Crime Attorney Can Fight For You
Under Texas law, forgery occurs when someone makes, alters, or uses a falsified
item with the intent to embezzle or deceive another person. One of the
most common fraud offenses occurs when an individual signs another person’s
name on a document in an attempt to make others believe the document is
a copy of an original that doesn’t exist.
If you’ve been arrested, accused, or being investigated for criminal
fraud charges, you’ll want to retain immediate representation from
a defense that is tough and efficient. At The Law Office of Jason Luong,
theft crime defense attorney can provide you with the aggressive legal counsel you need to combat these
charges and safeguard your future.
Secure the defense you need by calling The Law Office of Jason Luong, PLLC
today at (713) 489-2009.
How is forgery punished?
Check forgery, credit card fraud, and identity theft are all forms of forgery
that can carry serious felony penalties. If the offense is less serious,
the crime can be charged as a misdemeanor.
Penalties for forgery can include:
If charged as a state jail felony: 18 months to two years in jail and up to $10,000 in fines
If charged as a third-degree felony: Up to 10 years in prison and $10,000 in fines
If charged as a misdemeanor: Up to one year in jail and/or fines of up to $4,000
We Can Help
As a former prosecutor, our Houston theft crime attorney has a broad understanding
of both sides of the law -- this knowledge can be invaluable to your case
when strategizing your defense. Because no two cases are exactly alike,
our firm offers personalized representation to meet each of your specific
needs. Clients who choose to retain our services can trust that their
case is in the hands of an experienced legal professional who is committed
to providing honest counsel to clients when they need it most.
Our reputation is built on honor and determination. Contact us today to
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