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Amendments to 831.04


The 2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022 Special Session A and 2023 Special Session B)

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 831
FORGERY AND COUNTERFEITING
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F.S. 831.04 Florida Statutes and Case Law
831.04 Penalty for changing or forging certain instruments of writing.
(1) Any person making any erasure, alteration, interlineation or interpolation in any writing or instrument mentioned in s. 92.28, and made admissible in evidence, with the fraudulent intent to change the same in any substantial manner after the same has once been made, shall be guilty of the crime of forgery, which, for the purposes of this section, constitutes a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) Any person who may be in the business of making writings or written entries, maps or plats concerning or relating to lands or real estate, in any county in this state to which said sections apply, and of furnishing to persons applying therefor abstracts or copies of such writing or written entries, maps or plats as aforesaid, for a fee, reward or compensation therefor, and shall make the same with an alteration or interpolation in any matter of substance, with fraudulent intent to alter or change the same in any material manner or matter of substance, shall be guilty of the crime of forgery, and shall be punished as provided in subsection (1).
History.s. 6, ch. 4951, 1901; GS 3362; RGS 5210; CGL 7328; s. 962, ch. 71-136.

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: March 07, 2023
F.S. 831.04 on Google Scholar

F.S. 831.04 on Casetext

Amendments to 831.04


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 831.04
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

831.04 - FORGERY OF - CHANGE CERTAIN INSTRUMENTS OF WRITING - F: T


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S831.04
R or S next to points is Mandatory Revocation or Suspension

Current data shows no reason a civil citation or a suspension or revocation of license should have been issued under Florida Statute 831.04.


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