§61-4-1. Forgery of public record, certificate, return or
attestation of court or officer; penalty.
If any person forge a public record, or a certificate, return
or attestation of a clerk of a court, notary public, judge,
justice, or any public officer, in relation to any matter wherein
such certificate, return, or attestation may be received as legal
proof, or utter or attempt to employ as true such forged record,
certificate, return or attestation, knowing the same to be forged,
he shall be guilty of a felony, and, upon conviction, shall be
confined in the penitentiary not less than two nor more than ten
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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