FILING A FALSE/FORGED INSTRUMENT - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of filing a false/forged instrument unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
Third, a false/forged instrument;
Fourth, to be filed/registered/recorded in any public office in Oklahoma.
An instrument is any document which, if genuine, could be filed/ registered/recorded under any law of Oklahoma or the United States.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. 1991, § 463.