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Forgery can be a Class F felony, a Class G felony or a Class A misdemeanor depending upon the facts and circumstances of the case.

The maximum possible incarceratory penalty for a class F non-violent felony is 3 years of prison. The presumptive sentence.can be up to 18 months.

The penalty maximum possible incarceratory penalty for class G non violent felony is 2 years of prison. The presumptive sentence can be up to 12 months. The maximum amount of jail time possible on a class A misdemeanor is also 12 months.

What this person will actually serve will depend on whether he's convicted of the F or G felony or the A misdemeanor, his criminal history and the facts and circumstances of the case. However, probation is possible with non-violent low-level felony offense and could generally be negotiated by the defense lawyer, if this it the defendant's first felony.

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