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Federal Forgery Crimes Defense Attorney

By Spodek Law Group | October 11, 2021
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:21 pm

Understanding Forgery Crimes

Forgery is more than just creating fake art; it covers a wide range of goods and documents. It involves altering, making, using, or possessing a false item with the intention of using it for fraudulent purposes. Everything from checks and diplomas to property deeds and more can be forged. This white-collar crime often overlaps with other charges, such as cybercrimes, mortgage fraud, and check fraud. It is crucial to understand the gravity of the situation you are in and seek professional legal help.

The Penalties for Forgery Crimes

Forgery is a serious crime that can result in life-changing penalties, especially at the federal level. Law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and U.S. Secret Service, investigate federal-level forgery charges. If convicted, you may face up to 10 years behind bars in federal prison and a fine of up to $25,000. However, you may have to pay a more substantial fine depending on the nature of the charges and the dollar value of the fraud. In addition to these punishments, the court may order restitution and the seizure of your assets to pay the stolen funds to the victims.

Defense Strategies for Forgery Charges

If you are facing forgery charges, it is vital to seek the professional expertise of an experienced forgery defense attorney immediately. The investigating agency may conduct a thorough investigation, including searches, property or evidence seizure, and questioning. Your attorney will work to ensure that your civil rights are protected throughout the investigation. In some cases, evidence against the defendant can be ruled as inadmissible if there is overreach during a search. If this or other factors are present in the case, it is possible for a skilled attorney to get charges dropped or to thwart an investigation before charges are filed.
If the matter proceeds to trial, your attorney may argue that you did not make the forged item, or you did not intend to use the item fraudulently. Intent or action is crucial in the prosecution of a forgery charge. Even if you created a fake document or item, forgery has not occurred if you did not intend for that item to be used for your gain or for someone else’s loss. An experienced forgery attorney will craft a defense strategy tailored specifically to your case, considering other charges or mitigating circumstances.

Why You Need Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek

The Spodek Law Group is a reputable law firm that specializes in forgery defense cases. Attorney Todd Spodek has the necessary experience and knowledge to handle your case, providing you with the best possible defense. He understands the gravity of the situation you are facing and the social and professional stigmas that come with a forgery charge. With Attorney Spodek’s legal representation, you can rest assured that your case will be handled professionally and that you will receive the best defense possible.

If you are facing a forgery charge, you need to act fast and seek the professional expertise of a forgery defense attorney. To request an initial consultation with Attorney Todd Spodek, call or email the Spodek Law Group today. We will work tirelessly to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the best possible defense. Let us help you put this difficult situation behind you.

Why Forgery Crimes are Life-Changing

Forgery is a white-collar crime that comes with severe consequences that can impact your life permanently. If convicted, you may spend years in jail and face substantial fines. In addition, forgery charges can result in a social and professional stigma that can affect you for the rest of your life. The impact of a forgery charge is not just on the accused, but also on their family and friends. The situation can be emotionally draining, and you may feel overwhelmed and lost. It is crucial to have an experienced forgery attorney on your side who understands your situation and can provide you with the support and defense you need.

Experience Counts in Forgery Defense Cases

The Spodek Law Group has handled many forgery cases, and Attorney Todd Spodek has the experience and knowledge to provide you with the best defense possible. With years of experience in the legal profession, Attorney Spodek has developed unique strategies to fight forgery charges. He understands the nuances of forgery crimes and the various legal defenses that can be used to protect your rights. His experience in this area of the law will ensure that you receive the best possible defense.

Personalized Attention for Your Case

At the Spodek Law Group, we understand that each forgery case is unique. We believe that every client deserves personalized attention, and we work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the best defense possible. We will listen to your story and take the time to understand the situation you are in. Our team will explain the legal process, possible outcomes, and provide you with regular updates on your case. Our goal is to ensure that you feel supported and confident throughout the legal process.

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If you are facing forgery charges, do not hesitate to seek legal help. The Spodek Law Group has a team of experienced attorneys who can help you navigate the legal process. We will provide you with the support and guidance you need to overcome this difficult situation. We have a track record of success in forgery defense cases, and we will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation with Attorney Todd Spodek.

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