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Supreme Court of California

People v. Franco, 233973

Interpreted Proposition 47, a recent initiative measure that makes certain types of forgery misdemeanors if the value of the forged instrument does not exceed $950. Held that the amount written on a forged check establishes its value for this purpose. Resolved a split in the courts of appeal regarding how to determine the value of a forged check.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/12/10


  • Chin


  • Supreme Court of California


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