2005 West Virginia Code - §61-4-1. — Forgery of public record, certificate, return or attestation of court or officer; penalty.

§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 years.

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