Forgery Attorney Tampa
Though forgery might sound like an outdated crime in today’s technology driven world, this deliberate act of misleading and deceiving another person or party for personal or financial gain is a serious crime that carries severe consequences. If you have been charged with forgery, you need a team of attorneys with expertise in white collar crime who can guide you through the process of fighting and avoiding a conviction.
Look no further than The Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates in Tampa and Palm Harbor, Florida. We are committed to using our years of experience to help you fight the charge that you falsely made, altered, forged, or counterfeited a document with the intention to injure or defraud a person or group.
We Will Defend Against Your Fraud Charge Using Decades of Experience
If you have been charged with the crime of forgery, you risk being convicted of a third degree felony that is punishable by up to five years in Florida state prison. Depending on your specific crime, you may also incur other severe penalties without skilled legal representation from The Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates. Our firm has a successful track record of helping clients accused of forgery in Tampa and Palm Harbor, Florida.
Fighting Your Forgery Charge in Florida
Forgery encompasses a wide range of actions, and even if you forged a document accidentally or merely delivered the forged document, you can still be held accountable. According to Florida law, forgery consists of the following elements:
- You produced, forged, counterfeited, or altered a document
- The document falsely purports that you are another person
- The falsified document has legal significance
- The act is done with intent to defraud another person
Some of the most commonly forged documents include wills, sales receipts, public records, checks, and court orders. The team at The Office of Robert Eckard & Associates has handled many forgery cases throughout Florida, so we know how to take the facts of your case to develop a defense that minimizes or prevents your penalties.
Get the Experienced Legal Representation You Need
As soon as you are charged with forgery, you should immediately find the experienced and aggressive legal representation capable of building a successful forgery defense on your behalf.
The Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates serves the entire state of Florida, with locations in Tampa and Palm Harbor. To schedule your case evaluation and learn more about the devoted and tireless white collar defense Attorney Robert Eckard and his team can provide as you face forgery charges, call The Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates today at (727) 497-7811.