Q: Is attempted forgery a felony in Ohio? I was initially charged with forgery but they dropped it to attempted forgery.
A: It depends upon the amount of money involved. Forgery under $7500 is a fifth degree felony. The effect of adding the attempt statute is to lower the offense by one level, which would make it a first degree misdemeanor. But if there value was over $7500, it would be a fourth degree felony and so, an attempt would be a fifth degree felony.
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