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i was arrested in may for uttering a forged check I explain

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i was arrested in may for uttering a forged check I explain to the police that my friend gave me the check it was made out to me they didnt cash it i feel as if i was the victim here but i still got arrested they havent done anyhting on my case they keep saying its in compliant state that i havent been charged yet
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


what can happen to me it has been since may and they keep saying its complaint stage i didnt know the check was stolen and it was made out to me so why am being held liable for this

What happened after you were arrested?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


I was put in jail for sixteen days and then i made bail i keep calling the courts to see what is going on with it and all they say is that i am in complaint stage

Did you hire an attorney to represent you?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


not yet they said they have to see if they can charge me with this

Since this happened in May and we're now in September and you haven't been charged with a crime, you may want to consider simply hiring a local attorney to petition the court for the return of your bond.

If you have not been charged, there is nothing else for you to be concerned with. This seems to be more of a reflection of the slow wheels of justice.

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