Uttering a Forged Instrument Defense


Polk County Florida Criminal Defense Firm providing Uttering a Forged Instrument Defense Attorney – Lawyer Legal Services in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, and the surrounding Central Florida area.


What is Uttering a Forged Document?

According to Florida Criminal Statute §831.02, Uttering a Forged Instrument occurs when an individual utters and publishes as true a false, forged or altered record, deed, instrument or other writing knowing the same to be false, altered, forged or counterfeited, with intent to injure or defraud any person.

For a list of Documents covered under this statute please contact our office by calling 863.937.9100.

Maximum Uttering a Forged Document Conviction Penalty

Uttering a Forged Document is a felony of the third degree which carries a maximum penalty of 12 months incarceration and a $1,000 fine.

Burden of Proof for a Uttering a Forged Document Conviction

For more information regarding the burden of proof relating to Uttering a Forged Instrument charges and potential defense strategies that may be available to you, contact our office by calling 863.937.9100.

If a dismissal of your “Uttering a Forged Instrument’ charge is not possible, we will ensure you are fully aware of your legal options going forward such negotiating for a plea deal, or in the case of a trial ensure you are fully aware of every aspect regarding defense strategies that may best serve in the defense of the charges against you.

Each uttering a forged instrument defense attorney, lawyer, and staff member in our law firm are ready to assist you in even the most difficult of legal challenges you may be facing. We will aggressively represent your legal needs, interests, and goals regarding your criminal uttering a forged instrument charge issues, as well as other misdemeanor and felony criminal defense related legal issues.

If you must address uttering a forged instrument charge defense issues in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, or the surrounding Central Florida area, speak to an experienced uttering a forged instrument defense attorney – lawyer at Carroll Law Group, P.L. today by calling 863.937.9100.

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