Baton Rouge Forgery Defense Lawyer

Carl Barkemeyer is a forgery defense lawyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Forgery is a felony charge that can carry a harsh prison sentence. Mr. Barkemeyer is highly experienced and skilled at defending this charge.

Forgery Defined

A. It shall be unlawful to forge, with intent to defraud, any signature to, or any part of, any writing purporting to have legal efficacy.

B. Issuing, transferring, or possessing with intent to defraud, a forged writing, known by the offender to be a forged writing, shall also constitute a violation of the provisions of this Section.

C. For purposes of this Section:

(1) "Forge" means the following:

(a) To alter, make, complete, execute, or authenticate any writing so that it purports:

(i) To be the act of another who did not authorize that act;

(ii) To have been executed at a time or place or in a numbered sequence other than was in fact the case; or

(iii) To be a copy of an original when no such original existed.

(b) To issue, transfer, register the transfer of, pass, publish, or otherwise utter a writing that is forged in accordance with the meaning of Subparagraph (1)(a).

(c) To possess a writing that is forged within the meaning of Subparagraph (1)(a).

(2) "Writing" means the following:

(a) Printing or any other method of recording information;

(b) Money, coins, tokens, stamps, seals, credit cards, badges, and trademarks; and

(c) Symbols of value, right, privilege, or identification.


Contact Baton Rouge, Louisiana Forgery Defense Lawyer, Carl Barkemeyer, at (225) 964-6720.

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