Skilled Counterfeiting Defense Attorneys
Protecting Your Best Interests
Modern image-making technology has become more and more sophisticated,
allowing people to create more convincing, passable counterfeit money.
Counterfeiters are also creative and resourceful. A recent trend consisted
of passing apparent $100 bills which were actually $5 bills with only
the numbers at the corners and the president's face altered. These
hybrid bills are very convincing to the point that many people have passed
them unknowingly and unintentionally.
If you have been charged with counterfeiting, the prosecution will need
to prove that you committed the action named in the charges knowingly.
You may have been charged with making counterfeit money by
forgery, or simply with the act of trying to pay a retailer using a fraudulent bill.
request an initial consultation, call (713) 597-2221 today.
Common Counterfeiting & Forgery Charges:
- Possession of the counterfeit currency or payment instrument
- Manufacture of counterfeit currency
- Using counterfeit currency or selling it to others
- Possessing tools for making counterfeit currency
- Conspiring with other people to make, possess, use or sell counterfeit currency
- Passing forged checks or other monetary instruments, such as cashier's
checks or money orders
Whatever your specific charges and whatever series of events led to your
arrest on suspicion of counterfeiting, The Law Offices of Jed Silverman
is committed to representing your best interests. This means educating
you as to the nature of the charges and your options, including pleading
guilty, pleading innocent or negotiating a plea bargain with a prosecutor.
The Law Offices of Jed Silverman Is Ready to Defend You
Attorney Jed Silverman will never ask you to plead guilty to something
that you did not knowingly do. He will, however, help you understand the
likely outcomes of your choices and speak on your behalf before legal
authorities. He will help ensure that your constitutional rights are protected
at every stage of a counterfeiting case against you.
As a Houston criminal defense lawyer,
Jed Silverman has in-depth experience in
criminal defense and has represented thousands of clients charged with
misdemeanors or felonies. Outside experts are often consulted to reveal weaknesses
in prosecutors' cases and develop evidence in support of clients'
innocence. We represent clients charged with forgery, counterfeiting, or any
white collar crime, in state and federal courts in Texas.
If you have been arrested or are under investigation,
contact our firm immediately.