2012 California Codes
PEN - Penal Code
PART 1 - OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS [25 - 680]
TITLE 7 - OF CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE
CHAPTER 4 - Forging, Stealing, Mutilating, and Falsifying Judicial and Public Records and Documents
Section 115.5


CA Penal Code § 115.5 (through 2013 Leg Sess) What's This?
  

(a) Every person who files any false or forged document or instrument with the county recorder which affects title to, places an encumbrance on, or places an interest secured by a mortgage or deed of trust on, real property consisting of a single-family residence containing not more than four dwelling units, with knowledge that the document is false or forged, is punishable, in addition to any other punishment, by a fine not exceeding seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000).

(b) Every person who makes a false sworn statement to a notary public, with knowledge that the statement is false, to induce the notary public to perform an improper notarial act on an instrument or document affecting title to, or placing an encumbrance on, real property consisting of a single-family residence containing not more than four dwelling units is guilty of a felony.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1397, Sec. 9.)

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