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Possession Of Forged Document | Invictus Legal

Possession of Forged Document: Invictus Legal's Expertise in Document Fraud and Legal Defense Strategies

Possession of a forged document, as defined under Section 256 of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), is a serious offence. It involves knowingly possessing a document that has been falsely made or altered, to use it to deceive. Invictus Legal provides unparalleled legal expertise in navigating these complex legal waters. Our team is adept at dissecting the specifics of your case, ensuring a robust defence strategy that aligns with the nuances of this law.

Tackling Possession Of Forged Document cases with proficiency – Contact Invictus Legal at 0410 600 230 for rightful outcomes.

Offences of Possession Of Forged Document


When it comes to possession of forged documents, understanding the spectrum of offences is crucial.

  • False Documentation: Holding any document that is falsified or altered, intending to use it deceitfully.

  • Identity Theft: Using someone else's identity information without their consent, often linked to forged documents.

  • Notary Fraud: Possessing documents falsely certified by a notary public.

Each of these offences carries its own set of legal implications, making it essential to have knowledgeable legal guidance.

Penalties for Possession Of Forged Document

The penalties for possessing forged documents are severe, underscoring the need for an experienced legal defence.

  • Maximum Penalty: The gravest consequence is imprisonment for up to 3 years.

  • Financial Fines: Monetary penalties can be imposed, varying based on the severity of the offence.

  • Reputation Damage: Beyond legal penalties, the impact on personal and professional reputation can be significant.

Invictus Legal expertly navigates these penalties, aiming to mitigate their impact on your life.

The Defence for Possession Of Forged Document Offence

Defending possession of a forged document charge requires a nuanced approach. Invictus Legal specialises in tailoring defences to individual cases, considering factors like the intent behind possession and the nature of the document. Our approach may involve challenging the prosecution's evidence, proving the absence of fraudulent intent, or negotiating lesser charges. Each strategy is meticulously crafted to provide the strongest defence possible.

Why Choose Invictus Legal


Choosing the right legal representation is pivotal in cases of forged document possession.

  • Expertise in Document Fraud: Our lawyers have extensive experience in cases involving forged documents and fraud.

  • Tailored Defence Strategies: We develop unique defence strategies that cater to the specifics of your case.

  • Proactive Legal Counselling: Preventive advice to safeguard against future legal pitfalls.

  • Comprehensive Support: From legal representation to emotional support, we're there every step of the way.

  • Track Record of Success: A history of successfully defending similar charges.

  • Client-Centric Approach: Our focus is always on achieving the best possible outcome for you.

At Invictus Legal, we combine legal mastery with compassionate client care, ensuring your best interests are always at the forefront.




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