N.Y. Penal Law Section 170.35
Criminal possession of a forged instrument

  • no defense

In any prosecution for criminal possession of a forged instrument, it is no defense that the defendant forged or participated in the forgery of the instrument in issue; provided that a person may not be convicted of both criminal possession of a forged instrument and forgery with respect to the same instrument.

Source: Section 170.35 — Criminal possession of a forged instrument; no defense, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/170.­35 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Accessed:
Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 170.35’s source at nysenate​.gov

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