Forgery Charges in Arizona
What Is Forgery?
According to Arizona state law, to commit forgery, a person must, with intent to defraud:
- Falsely makes, completes or alters a written instrument
- Knowingly possesses a forged instrument
- Offers or presents, whether accepted or not, a forged instrument or one that contains false information
If you’re facing charges for forgery, we can help. Here at Tait & Hall, our team of Arizona criminal defense attorneys has decades of experience handling these cases and will fight for your rights and future with the utmost professionalism and dedication.
The Penalties for Forgery Charges in Arizona
In the state of Arizona, forgery is a Class 4 felony and has a prison term of 1 to 3.75 years, with probation eligibility for a first offense, 2.25 to 7.5 years with one historical prior, and 6 to 15 years with two historical priors.
When you face forgery charges, you need a knowledgeable lawyer on your side. At Tait & Hall, we have decades of combined experience in assisting individuals across Arizona to fight to reduce or dismiss forgery charges and the consequences you may be facing.
Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyers
Why choose Tait & Hall to represent you in your forgery case?
Several attorneys on our criminal defense team are former Maricopa County prosecutors. What does that mean for your case?
At Tait & Hall, our lawyers have a complete understanding of how the police and prosecutors work, and can bring this experience to the table to defend you in your case. We are committed to putting our experience to use and getting you the best results possible. We have the experience you need for a strong defense.
Further, we have experience in representing clients who are facing complex criminal allegations. We know how to investigate such matters and can anticipate what the state will use against you. Tait & Hall also has the availability to consult with several forensic experts to build a strong defense.
Call today to get started on your defense.
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