Forgery ORC § 2913.31

Defined:
  • With purpose to defraud,
  • Forge any writing,
  • Without person’s permission.
Potential Penalties:

Depending on the value of property involved in the fraud, forgery can be a felony of the second, third, fourth, or fifth degree. As such, forgery can be penalized by up to 8 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.

At Funkhouser Law, from the moment a client walks through the door, we presume that they are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As such, we work hard to accomplish the most favorable outcome for each of our clients. If you have been accused of forgery, please call Funkhouser Law for a free consultation with an experienced, peer-rated lawyer.