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Forgery, (2C:21-1)

Forgery (2c:21-1) is a classic white collar crime.  From checks to official documents, forgery covers a broad range of scenarios.  The charge usually accompanies other offenses such as theft and uttering.  With offices in New Brunswick, Toms River, Eatontown & Princeton, we can represent you in any court in New Jersey.

2C:21-1.  Forgery

 a. Forgery.  A person is guilty of forgery if, with purpose to defraud  or injure anyone, or with knowledge that he is facilitating a fraud or injury  to be perpetrated by anyone, the actor:

 (1) Alters or changes any writing of another without his authorization;

 (2) Makes, completes, executes, authenticates, issues or transfers any writing so that it purports to be the act of another who did not authorize that  act or of a fictitious person, or to have been executed at a time or place or  in a numbered sequence other than was in fact the case, or to be a copy of an  original when no such original existed.

From Newark to Trenton, Jersey City to Atlantic City, our forgery (2C:21-1) defense lawyers will fight you in any court in New Jersey.  With offices in New Brunswick, Toms River, Eatontown & Princeton, our team of tough, smart criminal defense lawyers are easy to reach from anywhere in New Jersey. Call us today to begin the fight against your forgery charges!


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