People who are arrested for Check Fraud commonly have never been arrested before and have no understanding of the criminal justice process. A Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor is ready to defend you if you have been arrested for Check Fraud in Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda. Check Fraud is a felony charge and as such the repercussions from a conviction will last a lifetime. When you have been arrested for Check Fraud it is important to remain mindful of how a conviction can negatively affect your life and to hire an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney from Viacava & Cantor to fight for you. Check Fraud is a financial crime and the lawyers at Viacava & Cantor have extensive experience representing citizens of Southwest Florida who have been accused of Check Fraud and other crimes similar to Check Fraud that are traditionally classified as financial crimes.
Check Fraud, also commonly referred to as False Check, is a third degree felony. Third degree felonies are punishable by a maximum amount of five years in prison. Check Fraud is statutorily defined as utterring, passing or tendering in payment as true, any such false, altered, forged, or counterfeit note, or any bank bill, check, draft, or promissory note, payable to the bearer thereof or to the order of any person, issued as aforesaid, knowing the same to be false, altered, forged, or counterfeit, with intent to injure or defraud any person.
The lawyers at the Fort Myers based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handles Check Fraud cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.