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People v. Martinez, E042427

A person can be convicted of forgery even in the absence of any affirmative misrepresentation. Further, under Penal Code section 470(d), a falsification of two signatures on a single trust deed constitutes only one count of forgery, not two.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/01/2008
  • Published 04/01/2008



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Allison H. Ting, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Santa Monica, for Defendant and Appellant., Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Senior Assistant Attorney General, James D. Dutton, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, and Michael T. Murphy, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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