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WVC 62-9-16 §62-9-16. Indictment for the forgery of writings.
An indictment for the forgery of any writing shall be sufficient if it be in form, tenor or effect as follows (after following the form in section one):

That A ..............., on the ........ day of ........,

nineteen ........., in the said county of .........., did falsely and feloniously forge a writing on paper (here describe it, such as "a promissory note of the words and figures following;" copying the note, or fully describe the paper and the signature forged, or indorsed, as the case may be), to the prejudice of another's right, and with intent to defraud, and the said A ............... then and thereafterward, with the intent to defraud one B ..............., feloniously did utter and attempt to employ the same as true, to the prejudice of another's right and knowing the same to be forged, against the peace and dignity of the State.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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