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In most cases, forgery is a Class
3 Felony that can be punishable by between 2-5 years in prison, periodic
imprisonment of up to 18 months, probation or conditional discharge of
up to 30 months, a fine of up to $25,000 for each offense.
720 ILCS 5/17-3 defines forgery
as knowingly making a false document or altering any document. It is also
illegal to distribute forged documents or to possess them with the intent
of delivering them. The forged document over which you might be charged
must be capable of deceiving another person.
Illinois Forgery Law
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