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Forgery is a Class C felony. A class C felony is punishable by a sentence ranging from 1 year and 1 day to up to 10 years, as well as a fine of up to $5,000. At the court's discretion, the court may order the sentences for each count to be served concurrently (all at the same time) or consecutively (back to back). http://law.justia.com/alabama/codes/13297/13a-9-3.htmlThe sentence that will be imposed really depends on the circumstances, the prosecutor, and the judge. Your son needs to retain an attorney to help him fight these charges and, if necessary, negotiate a favorable plea deal if possible.Please remember to click accept so that I will receive credit for my time and effort spent responding to your question. Bonuses are always greatly appreciated. Clicking accept does not close the question and you are still welcome to ask follow-up questions if you need clarification.Sincerely,T_____________________________________Please click the green Accept Button and leave Positive Feedback so that I receive credit for answering your question. Bonuses are always greatly appreciated. I do not receive any payment at all from JustAnswer unless you click accept. Please remember: Feedback is left for me as an answerer. Please do not shoot the messenger. My control over the content of the answer is limited by the restraint of truth.
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