Results for: Perjury

What does perjury mean?

In common use, it means lying about something material to the case while under oath. (Lying about what you do for a living, for example, isn't perjury unless it affects the ca (MORE)

Penalty of perjury in state of Michigan?

168.936 Perjury; penalty. Sec. 936. Any person found guilty of perjury under the provisions of this act shall, unless herein otherwise provided, be punished by a fine not exc (MORE)

Is there a jail time for committing perjury?

is when you lie under oath. Edit: It isn't asking for the definition of Perjury. He/She is asking if there is jail time for committing perjury. Yes there could be jail/prison (MORE)

What is the punishment for perjury?

If convicted of perjury, the subject faces a fine of up to 15,000$, and or imprisonment of up to 15 years, depending on the size of the subject lied on. Also, It can be asked (MORE)

Can you commit perjury to the court clerk?

Yes, you can commit perjury to the clerk. Putting a falsehood on a form or a statement is considered a crime in most places. It can result in jail or fines. It should but I th (MORE)