Uttering a Forgery Under Florida Law
Tampa Lawyer for Forgery or Uttering a Forged Instrument
At the Sammis Law Firm, we represent men and women charged with the serious criminal offense of uttering a forgery. Forgery is a third degree felony which is punishable by five years in Florida State Prison. Under Florida Statute § 831.02, the elements of the criminal offense of Uttering a Forgery require the following:
- The Defendant offered to pass or actually passed a trust a document;
- The Defendant knew the document was counterfeited, forged, false or altered;
- The Defendant intended to defraud or injure some person or company.
If you have been accused of forgery or uttering a forged instrument, contact an attorney at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss the fact of your case during a free, confidential consultation. Call 813-250-0500 today.
831.02 Uttering forged instruments.
831.025 Evidence in prosecution for forgery or counterfeiting.
831.03 Forging or counterfeiting private labels; possession of reproduction materials.
831.04 Penalty for changing or forging certain instruments of writing.
831.06 Fictitious signature of officer of corporation.
831.07 Forging bank bills, checks, drafts, or promissory notes.
831.08 Possessing certain forged notes, bills, checks, or drafts.
831.09 Uttering forged bills, checks, drafts, or notes.
831.10 Second conviction of uttering forged bills.
831.11 Bringing into the state forged bank bills, checks, drafts, or notes.
831.18 Making or possessing instruments for forging bills.
831.21 Forging or counterfeiting doctor's certificate of examination.