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Fake ID Charges

Under Pennsylvania law, you will be charged with a misdemeanor if you are a minor found using a fake ID. Minors under the age of 21 who are caught using fake identification to buy or attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages can be charged with a violation of laws regulating alcohol and identity fraud. Unfortunately, more and more individuals attempt to create fake IDs through the use of better technology. The tools to create these IDs have become available to many and are used by technologically proficient college students. Our firm has provided superior legal representation for people charged with using a fake ID in Pennsylvania and may be able to help you as well.

If you or someone you know is facing a misdemeanor charge for false identification, we advise you to contact our firm. A Pittsburgh criminal lawyer from our firm can make a difference in how your case is processed. For a first offense, if found guilty, you may face a fine of up to $300 and the loss of your driver's license for up to 90 days. You will, however, have a permanent mark on your record, which can result in adverse consequences down the road with employers, landlords, or educational institutions that run background checks. Blaine Jones Law, LLC will provide you with experienced representation to resolve your case if you have been charged with possession of a fake ID.

Charged with the possession of a fake ID?

False identification charges also include using or possessing someone else's ID as well as using or possessing an ID with a fake name, age, birth date, or photograph. If you are convicted of this offense a second or third time, then you will face increased penalties based on third-degree misdemeanor charges. The penalties may include up to $500 in fines, up to 90 days in jail, and the loss of your license for up to 1 year for a second offense and 2 years for third offense.

In any criminal case, the wisest action you can take is to get the knowledgeable advice of an experienced defense attorney. By consulting with our firm, you will have peace of mind knowing that everything that can be done in your defense will be done. Contact our firm today to speak with an attorney regarding your particular situation.

Blaine Jones Law, LLC - Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 500 Grant Street Pittsburgh, PA 15219. View Map
Phone: (412) 475-0062