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If a person was not court ordered to do community service…

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If a person was not court ordered to do community service and they forge the hours is it a felony

Lawyer's Assistant: Have forgery charges been filed? If so, when is the next court date?

No they haven't been filed I had to do community service to get a deal

Lawyer's Assistant: In what state did the forgery occur?

I just need to know if it's a felony or not

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~Is it a felony to forge community service documents? I just need to know what state you are in so I can answer....

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Oklahoma and yes I'll give you a great rating
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Criminal Lawyer: QuickEasyLegalHelp, Criminal Justice Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Short answer: yes, you could be risking a felony

Long answer:

If one was to forge community service documents, that would be risking probation revocation and a new sentence for the original charge (potentially up to the maximum statutory sentencing guideline requirement if the Judge is so inclined).

Plus, it would also be risking possibly the NEW charge of contempt of court (not defined in Oklahoma law as a misdemeanor or a felony, but is punished similarly to common misdemeanors, making them certainly more like misdemeanors than felonies, but it is not “called” either).

AND… risking the NEW crime of perjury (if you certify or swear that you completed the service, but didn’t. ) And perjury in Oklahoma is a felony.

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