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Category: Forgery

Jun 5
2019

Texas Forgery Charges? What You Need to Know

Forgery

Perhaps that’s understandable since there are 22 different ways the Texas government says someone can commit fraud. Forgery is just one.

So, what is forgery, legally speaking?

The Texas Penal Code defines forgery as “the alteration, manufacture, execution, or authentication of any writing such that it purports to be the act of another who did not authorize that act, to have been executed at the time or place in a numbered sequence other than was in fact the case, or to be a copy of an original when there was no such original.”

That’s quite the mouthful, so we’ll sum it up for you in just a few words:

When you produce a written document and attempt to (or succeed [...]

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