Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

If I signed a check that was made out to me plus another person, and I signed both names but I did not deposit it and instead I mailed check back to the issuing bank, did I break the law in California?

Asked on 5/19/13, 10:21 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

If you signed someone else's name, without their permission, with the intent to commit a fraud, then that is forgery.

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Answered on 5/20/13, 9:36 am


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