Jail for Lawyer Who Forged Judges' Signatures

, Texas Lawyer


For Judge Sid Harle's and Judge Sharon MacRae's signatures, Hilda Valadez "cut out an existing signature" of the judge "and placed it on the 'Judge Presiding' signature line of a blank attorney pay voucher. Defendant then photocopied this forgery multiple times, producing a number of 'pre-signed' blank vouchers," said the March 11 Waiver, Consent to Stipulations of Testimony and Stipulations in State v. Valadez.

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