Check fraud is a very general and broad term that defines many types of theft infractions. More easily defined, check fraud can be communicated by one of the following explanations.

  • If an individual knowingly signs another’s name on a check, it’s check fraud.
  • If someone writes a bad or “hot” check off their own checking account.
  • Any other type of forged or fake check that is given to a bank or other financial institution.

Being convicted of check fraud can negatively affect your life in many ways, and for a juvenile, it can be a difficult hurdle to overcome when college admission time roles around. It can also affect your future job opportunities and current employment. How a person is charged is dependent upon several, miscellaneous details. Let us help you navigate the complexities of the legal system.

One of our experienced attorneys, serving the Puget Sound area since 1996, can help explain the charges you face, what the defense against these charges may be and what penalties can be imposed.

Our experienced attorneys fully believe that every case holds opportunities to improve your position. We work hard to find those options. From inspecting the validity of your arrest to examining the legality of the evidence against you, we are dedicated to taking the time to build a defense dedicated to protecting your rights. We will aggressively defend you against allegations of check fraud and forgery.

While we prepare your case with the possibility of a trial in mind, we also make certain that your case is strong enough to move forward in plea negotiations. If we’re unable to resolve your matter outside of trial, we do not shy away from a visit to the courtroom; and we’ll take the necessary steps to defend you against fraud and forgery charges.

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No two cases are alike. Every case has its own unique problems, consequences, and opportunities. We encourage you to call and speak personally to a lawyer about the details of your unique circumstances. Contact us at 206-621-0500 for a free consultation today. We represent people throughout the Puget Sound area, including Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, and Kent.