OUJI-CR 5-79



No person may be convicted of forgery unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:

First, possesses/(causes another person to possess);

Second, a false writing having legal significance;

Third, with a value of (less than $1,000)/($1,000-$2,499.99)/($2,500-$14,999.99/($15,000 or more);

Fourth, known by the defendant to be false;

Fifth, with the intent to injure or defraud.


Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. Supp. 2019, § 1579.

Notes on Use

If the prosecution seeks to aggregate the value of multiple offenses, OUJI-CR 5-90A, infra, should also be used.

(2019 Supp.)