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Posted On - August 25th, 2010 | By Tim Clancy | Category - Criminal Defense

When we talk about forgery, usually we are talking about falsely making out a check or some other means of obtaining money by fraud. However, forgery can include falsely signing a will or a deed or some other recorded instrument. It can also mean completing or altering written documents issued by a public office or agency. Whether you are charged with forging a signature on a check or credit card receipt or obtaining government benefits illegally, you will find that forgery is prosecuted with increasing regularity and more aggressively than ever in an age where a person’s identity is itself a valuable and vulnerable commodity.

Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

Because forgery is a serious crime it can result in serious prison time, you must have a knowledgeable, experienced lawyer on your side. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Clancy & Clancy have been defending people accused of forgery in the Dallas – Fort Worth area for over forty years combined. Our team approach ensures that you receive the full benefit of our combined experience.

If this is the first time you have ever been charged with an offense, you need a law firm on your side that can provide the strong, experienced criminal defense to help you avoid the serious penalties and consequences that can come with a forgery conviction. Any forgery conviction can carry lengthy jail terms, large fines, a permanent criminal record and unforeseen effects on employment, education and housing.

Let Us Stand Up for You

If you’ve been accused of forgery in any of its forms, or any other crime, contact Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Clancy & Clancy or call (214) 550-5771 to schedule a consultation.