Forgery, Penal Code 470

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Penal Code § 470.
Forgery occurs when an individual knowingly alters, creates, or uses a written document, intending to commit a fraud for their own benefit. Under Penal Code section § 473, forgery is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year.

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