PC 476(a)

PC 476(a)

Offense

Forged check or monetary instrument

Aggravated Felony (AF)

AF if loss to the victim/s exceeds $10,000; see Advice.

AF as forgery if 1 yr or more; get 364 or less on each count.1Morales-Alegría v. Gonzales, 449 F.3d 1051, 1056 (9th Cir. 2006).

Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)

CIMT. See 529(a)(3), 530.5, to try to avoid CIMT.

Other Removal Grounds

No other removal ground.

Advice and Comments

To avoid an AF based on conviction of a fraud or deceit offense where loss to the victim > $10k, see PC 484. If that is not possible, follow Advice for PC 470.

Prop 47: Possible for felony if $950 or less. See Advisory Prop 47 & Immigrants at www.ilrc.org/crimes

2020-10-22T22:07:06+00:00Updated January 29th, 2020|