Counterfeiting is a serious crime…you need a serious counterfeiting defense lawyer.
Have you been accused of counterfeiting? You may find yourself facing federal prosecution for making counterfeit versions of the following items and attempting to pass them off as genuine:
- US currency
- Trademarked goods
- Documents issued by certain lending agencies, such as insured credit unions, land banks, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and the FDIC
- Bonds, bids, contracts, proposals, public records and affidavits made or altered for the purpose of defrauding the United States
- Documents pertaining to imports and the collection of customs duties
- Federal court documents
- Seals of federal agencies, and
- S. postal stamps and meters.
California also has its own criminal laws regarding counterfeiting of trademarked goods, public seals, driver’s licenses, state IDs, and vehicle registration materials.
Whether you find yourself facing state or federal charges, the penalties may be severe. You will need skillful defense representation to protect your rights and fight for the best possible outcome to your case. Fortunately, Perlmutter & Pourshalimi can serve as your counterfeiting defense attorney in state or federal court. We understand the complexities of state and federal law, the legal procedures in both court systems, and the best ways to defend against any and all charges.
Possible Counterfeiting Defenses
As your counterfeiting defense attorney, we will create a personalized legal strategy for you based on the specifics of your case. As we do this, we will make to give you reasonable expectations regarding what resolutions may be possible in your case.
It may be possible to get the charges against you dropped, or to secure a not guilty verdict at trial, if we can prove that you had no intention to defraud anyone using the counterfeited item, that your counterfeited version is so crude that no one would reasonably mistake it for the real thing, or that you were not the individual who made the counterfeit at all.
Why Choose Perlmutter & Pourshalimi as Your Counterfeiting Defense Attorney
Perlmutter & Pourshalimi is an aggressive counterfeiting defense attorney with one goal: to win. We are not afraid to take cases to court, where we can provide exceptional representation thanks to our ample experience in jury trials. We will do everything in our power to win your case in court; however, we can also recognize when the evidence is such that winning may be highly unlikely. This is the only time when we would advise taking a plea deal, and before you accept any deal, we’ll make sure the prosecution really has offered you the best one they are capable of making.
Call Now to Start Building Your Defense
If you have been accused of any type of counterfeiting crime, call us at 310-295-2236 right away. We are available for free consultations 24/7. If you hire use as your counterfeiting defense attorney we will begin working on your behalf immediately.