Buffalo Forgery Defense Lawyer

Creating a fake ID, a fake credit card, forging a signature on a check or creating any type of false paper or electronic document can lead to forgery charges. A conviction to forgery, criminal possession of a forged instrument or criminal possession of forgery devices will lead to excessive fines, probation and even incarceration. A conviction to these charges will call your honesty into question and therefore make it very hard to keep a job. The criminal lawyer you select will be critical in establishing your defense and protecting you against these serious penalties. For more than 30 years, the Law Offices of John J. Carney has taken on every type of criminal charge, including forgery.

Our law firm is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for a free consultation or to represent you in court. Call 855-237-1931. Instead of charging hundreds of dollars per hour, we represent most of our clients on a flat-fee basis. Feel free to call to compare our rates with other law firms.
Niagara Falls Check Forgery Attorney Helping People Fight Serious Allegations

Under New York law, forgery involves falsely making, completing or altering a written document with the intent to defraud someone. Third-degree forgery is a Class A misdemeanor. Second-degree forgery, which is a Class D felony, involves falsely making, completing or altering a will, credit card, public record, prescription or public transportation token. First-degree forgery, which is a Class C felony, involves counterfeiting money, stock, securities or other valuable instruments. Forgery charges are often brought alongside fraud or theft charges, making it even more crucial that you have an experienced defense lawyer working for you.

Buffalo forgery defense attorney John Carney has practiced criminal defense exclusively over his career, and has successfully defended more than 10,000 people in courts across New York. In this time, John has achieved justice for his clients in a number of high-profile cases.

He brings a wealth of insight and understanding into the criminal justice system. John is known as a top criminal law instructor in the state, teaching prosecutors, criminal defense lawyers and police officers about criminal procedure for more than 20 years. By devoting all of our efforts to criminal defense, our law firm is ready help you achieve the best possible result in your case, whether that is a dismissal of the charges or a plea agreement that reduces the possible penalties.

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