One way people commit fraud is by falsifying other people’s signatures on various important documents. Typically, these acts are committed for financial gain. If someone is convicted of fraud, they can be left facing serious legal penalties. Thus, if you have been charged with falsifying signatures or fraud, it is important to hire a defense attorney that will fight tirelessly to protect your rights.
If you have been charged with fraud, delaying speaking with a defense attorney may weaken your case as it means less time preparing your defense. The time to take action is now. Contact the dedicated San Jose fraud defense attorney Daniel Jensen, P.C., today at (408) 296-4100 to discuss your case.
Forgery Crimes and Falsifying Signatures
Many legal or otherwise important documents require a person’s signature to verify or confirm information. If you forge someone’s signature on this paperwork, you may be charged with fraud. The following are commonly signed for individual or institutional gain.
- Credit card applications or statements
- Legal documents
- Bank documents
- Tax documents
- Health care documents
- Mortgage/foreclosure documents
In some cases, repeatedly falsifying signatures may result in an identity theft charge. Penalties for these fraud crimes may include jail time, heavy fines, and a probation period. However, we can help you fight the maximum sentences and negotiate with the prosecutor to help reduce or overturn your sentence.
If you have been charged with fraud or other forms of falsifying another’s signature, you deserve committed, tenacious legal representation. To speak with a San Jose fraud defense lawyer dedicated to protecting your rights, contact the Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C. today at (408) 296-4100. Together we can fight back.