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Washington state forgery and identity theft laws

Othello, WA |

I've heard in the state of Washington that they are talking about making forgery's and identity thefts with the value of under a $1000 a misdemeanor instead of a felony, and this would be made retroactive. Have you heard about this, and what are the specifics if so, and when they are going to do it if so. I am a single father with a wife whom is serving time due to she cashed a bad check for someone claiming to not have I.D. This bill would be a life saver for me, and my wife.

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It looks like it is a class c felony

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=9A.60.020

if you get a criminal defense lawyer you may be able to work on a deal.

Good Luck

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