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Felony THEFT BY TAKING Felony FORGERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE These

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Felony THEFT BY TAKING
Felony FORGERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE

These are charges someone is facing in Bainbridge, GA a first time offender with no priors. What is he facing?

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Is this person facing one or two felony charges?

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Thank you

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2

Alex J. Esq. :

Well, forgery in the first degree is extremely serious felony, which carries a minimum penalty of 1 and maximum of 10 years imprisonment upon conviction.

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What was the amount of money that were allegedly stolen?

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2900

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the second charge also carries a penalty between 1-10 years in prison.

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So, the minimum sentence that a person who is convicted of these felony crimes would receive is 1 year in prison.

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So, at this time this person would need to consult and retain an experienced local criminal defense attorney and an experienced defense attorney might be able to negotiate a plea bargain, which might allow this defendant to plead to reduced charges and possibly to avoid prison time.

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Does this make sense?

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