Forgery, including offenses such as check fraud, is prosecuted as a felony and can be punishable by large fines and a prison sentence. Even when no money is involved in the alleged act of forgery, prosecutors can pursue aggressive charges and sentencing. With so much to lose if convicted of forgery, it is in your best interests to speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer about your situation.
If you are facing forgery charges in northern Colorado, you need to act quickly to protect your rights. Call 970-493-3600 or toll free 888-830-9445 for a free initial consultation with a Fort Collins forgery defense attorney.
Defending You Against Check Forgery Charges
Our lawyers at the office of Eric A. Sunness, Attorney At Law, LLC, bring more than 25 years of criminal defense experience to clients in Fort Collins, Loveland and Larimer County and throughout northern Colorado. We provide our clients with personalized service, knowledgeable legal advice and aggressive defense against forgery charges. Seeking to limit your exposure to a conviction as well as collateral consequences, we will pursue all possible defenses and keep the burden of proof on the prosecution.
We defend against all forgery-related allegations and charges, including those based on:
- Check fraud, such as presenting a forged check or endorsing a forged check
- Falsely manufacturing, transforming or changing any document, checks or other instruments
- Possessing a written instrument that has been falsely altered
- Presenting or offering a document or written instrument that has been forged or otherwise contains false information