Nevada Forgery Lawyer

Forgery Defense Attorneys in Reno & Las Vegas, Nevada

Forgery is a serious crime in the state of Nevada. Law enforcement officers pursue cases vigorously and the law punishes them harshly. Penalties can range from fines to jail time.

If you are facing a forgery charge, it is essential that you contact a forgery lawyer as soon as possible. The prosecutor and police begin to work immediately to process your case after arrest. At , our lawyers handle forgery cases throughout the state. Our mission is to get your forgery charge reduced, thrown out, or beaten at trial. Call 877.324.6443 for a free consultation with one of our forgery lawyers.

Definition of Forgery

Forgery in Nevada can be defined as intending to defraud with documents that are fake or have been falsified. This can be anything from falsifying a signature to printing up a fake official document and passing it off as real. The following documents are typically at issue in these types of cases:

  • Personal and business checks
  • Wills and testaments
  • Drivers licenses and state identification cards
  • Powers of attorney
  • Trademarks

Consequences of a Forgery Conviction

Nevada punishes forgery very harshly. Punishments vary depending on the situation.

  • Forging documents - Restitution; 1-4 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
  • Possessing or receiving forged or counterfeit documents – Restitution; 1-5 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.

Defending You from Forgery Charges

Forgery is a serious crime, and it is important to have skilled legal representation. A forgery lawyer from will mount a strong and vigorous defense at all phases of your case. If you are facing forgery charges, call today at 877.324.6443. We maintain offices in Las Vegas and Reno for your convenience and are proud to represent clients from anywhere in Nevada.

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