Misdemeanor & Felony Forgery

Forgery in the first degree involves falsely and fraudulently creating, altering or passing official documents such as currency, stocks, wills, deeds or contracts. Forgery in the second degree involves fraudulent acts related to papers that are not specified in the forgery in the first degree statute. There are also other offenses relating to forgery such as criminal possession of a forged instrument, criminal possession of forgery devices, criminal simulation, and obtaining signature by deception.

Forgery in the first degree is a Class 5 felony, and forgery in the second degree is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Click below to read the official Colorado statutory definitions for these offenses:

Forgery 18-5-102

Forgery in the second degree 18-5-104

Criminal possession of a forged instrument 18-5-105

Criminal possession of a second degree forged instrument 18-5-107

Criminal possession of forgery devices 18-5-109

Criminal simulation 18-5-110

Obtaining signature by deception 18-5-12

Alexander Garlin has experience in providing criminal defense of forgery and other fraud related criminal charges. Whether you contact Garlin Driscoll, LLC, or other qualified attorneys, we recommend that you do so without delay so that you can better understand your circumstances, and thereby promote informed decision making that could significantly improve the ultimate outcome of your case.

The criminal defense attorneys at Garlin Driscoll, LLC, welcome your inquiry and do not charge for initial telephone, e-mail and/or office consultations.


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