Currrent as of February 4, 2022

Penal Code § 134

Preparing false evidence

Every person guilty of preparing any false or antedated book, paper, record, instrument in writing, or other matter or thing, with intent to produce it, or allow it to be produced for any fraudulent or deceitful purpose, as genuine or true, upon any trial, proceeding, or inquiry whatever, authorized by law, is guilty of felony.

Allegation Charging Preparation of False Evidence

[Insert general form of indictment or information (see Pen C § 951)]
The ______ [Grand Jury or District Attorney] of the County of ______ hereby accuses ______ of a felony, to wit: Preparation of false evidence, in that on or about ______ [date], in the County of ______ , State of California, he prepared a ______ [false or antedated] ______ [book or paper or record or written instrument] with intent to ______ [produce it or allow it to be produced] for a ______ [fraudulent or deceitful] purpose, as genuine or true, upon a ______ [trial or proceeding or inquiry] authorized by law.


Enacted 1872.

PC 134