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if someone submits false or fake documents in court and it

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if someone submits false or fake documents in court and it is proven in court that it is fake/false document what happens to the person who submitting the document in orlando, fl?

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If the person testified or vouched as to their authenticity in court, then they could be charged with perjury. Depending on what the documents were, they could be charged with a form of fraud; this lists all of the items that it is illegal to falsify:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0800-0899/0817/0817PartIContentsIndex.html&StatuteYear=2011&Title=%2D%3E2011%2D%3EChapter%20817%2D%3EPart%20I

The prosecutor's office would have to bring charges for that. Lastly, the judge could arguably hold the person in contempt for submitting false information to the court.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
thatnks the person i am sueing in court put in a counter claim stating i owe her for a power bill and it was very high i checked with the power company and the amount she claims i owes is the power bill for her house not my apt she doctored the bill for court to try and off set what i am sueing her for in other words she switched the service address. the info was given to me on the phone from ouc now i just to find a was to get a hard copy for court
The judge will probably take care of it when you present that in court but if not you can try to contact the prosecutor's office to see if they will pursue charges.
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