identify theftIf you have been charged with forgery or identify theft and the purported victim is an elderly person or disabled adult and the value of the property or services or loss to the victim is greater than $1,000, the following consequences may apply: 

  • If the value of the property or services or loss to the victim is between $1,000 and $7,500, the forgery violation is a 4th degree felony with 6 – 18 months in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
  • If the value of the property or services or loss to the victim is between $7,500 and $37,500, the forgery violation is a 3rd degree felony with 9 – 36 months in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
  • If the value of the property or services or loss to the victim is greater than $37,500, the forgery violation is a 2nd degree felony with 2 – 8 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.
  • If the victim is an elderly person, full restitution to the victim and hefty fines also apply.

The Law Offices of Steven R. Adams will provide you with a variety of defenses that can be used to defend you against your charges. 

If you have questions about the charges you are facing or you need an experienced fraud defense attorney to fight the charges against you and protect throughout the legal process. The Law Offices of Steven R. Adams, LLC is here to help protect your rights. Call (513) 929-9333 today to get the answers you need in your free case evaluation.


 
Tad Brittingham
Criminal defense attorney Tad Brittingham is dedicated to serving his clients throughout the Cincinnati area
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