Have You Been Charged With Making False Acknowledgments, Certificates, or Statements of Appearance or Oath by an Officer in Georgia?
Crimes against public administration are very specific crimes and require knowledgeable representation to fight! If you or a loved one has been charged with making false acknowledgments, certificates, or statements of appearance or oath by an officer authorized to do the same, you need a public administration attorney in Georgia today. Lawson and Berry has over 50 combined years of criminal defense experience so put their expertise to work for you today.
O.C.G.A. §16-10-7 states
Any officer authorized to administer oaths or to take and certify acknowledgments who knowingly makes a false acknowledgment, certificate, or statement concerning the appearance before him or the taking of an oath or affirmation by any person will be guilty of a crime.
Penalty for Violating O.C.G.A. §16-10-7
A person who gives false acknowledgments, certificates, or statements of appearance of oath will be guilty of a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor offenses in Georgia come with a $1,000 fine or 12 months in jail, or both.
Contact us for a free case evaluation as soon as you have been charged. Our Criminal Defense Attorneys in Georgia are top of their field and can get a favorable outcome. Don't waste time trying to handle your case by yourself; contact us now.