Boston Uttering Attorney
Massachusetts Uttering Laws
In Massachusetts Uttering is a very serious offense. In an uttering case, the prosecution needs to prove that the defendant intended to injure or defraud and utters a false or altered record or instrument. Usually these charges spawn from checks that don’t clear. The most common victims in these cases are banks.
Massachusetts Uttering Penalties
Even though it may seem like a harmless and minor offense, the potential penalties are serious. If a defendant is convicted of uttering, the defendant can face up to 10 years in state prison or not more than 2 years in jail.
Massachusetts Uttering Defense Lawyer
In many of uttering cases, the defendant never had the intent to defraud anyone. With the economy the way it is, many people have fell prey to scams. The potential penalties for uttering charges are serious so it is important that you have an experience defense attorney on your side. Attorney Chan has prosecuted and defended many uttering cases. Attorney Chan will create an aggressive defensive strategy for your uttering case.
Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your uttering case.