Georgetown Delaware Forgery Defense Attorney
Forgery is a very serious, and very common, type of white-collar crime in Delaware. A forgery conviction can carry with it very severe and serious legal and financial consequences.
Forgery is typically defined as being the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are affected. Forgery is commonly used in conjunction with various types of embezzlement, fraud and identity theft.
If you have been charged with forgery in Delaware, it befits you to speak with a skilled Delaware Forgery Crime Defense Lawyer.Please call Delaware Forgery Defense Attorneys at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay if you have been accused of or charged with forgery, check forgery or fraud in Delaware.
Mr. Phillips and Ms. Murray can be reached at 302-855-9300. In Kent and New Castle County, Delaware you can dial 302-796-2499. You can also email us here. Mr. Phillips and Ms. Murray possess a wealth of experience handling forgery and check forgery defense cases throughout Kent and Sussex County Delaware. They offer free consultations to those accused of forgery and check forgery in Delaware.
Forgery Charges In Delaware
Per Delaware law you may be accused of forgery if you do any of the following with the intent to defraud:
- Falsely produce, manufacture, alter or change any paper, document, check or other types of instrument
- Are in possession of a written instrument that has been falsified
- Present or offer any document that has been forged or falsified
Check forgery, credit card fraud and forging traveler’s checks are some of the most common types of forgery. These crimes involve endorsing and or presenting a forged check, travelers check or credit card account checks to a financial institution such as a bank, credit union or checks cashing establishment. Check forgery is so common today due to the use of computers and online banking technologies that were not available a decade ago.
Forgery cases do not always have to do with stealing funds, using stolen credit cards or forging checks. If you have ever been arrested and signed a fake name after the arrest, you can be charged with forgery.
If you have ever attempted to obtain employment or seek medical care and used a name or identification other than your own, you can be charged with fraud or forgery. While these types of forgery may be victimless crimes, they can still impact your future, your ability to be employed and your reputation as they may be tarnished permanently.
Contact A Dover Delaware Forgery Defense Lawyer
If you have been accused of forgery, check forgery or fraud you should speak to an experienced Delaware Forgery Defense Attorney. Please call the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302 855 9300 or 302 697 2499. You may email the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay here.
Mr. Phillips has many years experience handling all forms of White Collar Crimes, DUI’s, Traffic Offenses and Criminal Matters throughout all of New Castle County, Kent County, Delaware & Sussex County, Delaware.