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Rhode Island Forgery Lawyer

Have You Been Arrested on a Rhode Island Criminal Forgery Charge?

Forge ahead with the help of a certified defense attorney. John R. Grasso is a police-turned-attorney, and is deemed as one of the best lawyers in town.

Don’t risk a misdemeanor or felony conviction. Instead, turn over the case into the hands of our law offices. Going it alone may alter the outcome into that of a guilty decree.

You may’ve been accused of signing someone else’s signature, or publishing counterfeit money. Regardless, John R. Grasso knows exactly how prosecutors will present the case. At the same time, your attorney is well-versed at putting together the best legal defense for RI forgery.

Definition of Forgery:

Rhode Island Code Chapter 11-17-1 acknowledges forgery, in the general sense, as falsifying, altering, or counterfeiting documents of authority such as, but not limited to:

  • A bill of sale
  • Money
  • Notarized documents
  • Deeds or charters
  • An insurance policy
  • A lottery ticket
  • More

It falls under the hierarchy of theft crimes. One of the defining factors of forgery is that offenders would have deliberately altered documents for his/her benefit.
The Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso will work relentlessly to deliver the best defenses for your case.

For those who are facing forgery charges, it could end in rulings for up to ten years in prison. With a skilled lawyer by your side however, defendants are able to prove their innocence, or receive lesser fines as a result.

Contact the Island law offices as soon as possible.

What Are the Consequences of Rhode Island Forgery Charges?

Forgery is punishable in Rhode Island by:

  • Up to $1,000 in fines and/or
  • Up to 10 years in prison

Rhode Island Code Chapter 11-17 further outlines subsections of the code to include:

Forgery of Public Assistance Checks or Authorization – which is a felony that is punishable by:

  • Up to $1,000 in fines and/or
  • Up to 5 years in prison

Forgery or Counterfeiting of Coins– which is a felony that is punishable by:

  • Up to 10 years in prison, and no less than 2 years

Importing or Owning Counterfeiting devices – which is a felony that is punishable by:

  • Up to 10 years in prison, and no less than 2 years

There are at least 13 sections of forgery, which can all be referenced in Rhode Island Code Chapter 11-17.

Contact an Aggressive Forgery Defense Attorney in Rhode Island

Attorney John R. Grasso will put together the best defense scheme for this and other types of  fraud cases. The intents of a good lawyer are always to seek out the greatest benefits for their clients.

Free consultations are available – without any gimmicks. Contact the Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso now.

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