Penalties for Using a Fake ID

Many underage drinkers get their alcohol by using a fake ID. These IDs can be used to present a fake birth date to a bartender, bouncer, or a police officer. However, many young drinkers do not realize the strict penalties they may face if they are charged with using a fake ID.

For more information regarding your legal options if you have been charged with using a fake ID, contact the Dallas criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter by calling 214-845-7007 today.

Criminal Punishment and Fake ID Use

A person using a false ID can be arrested and charged with using a falsified government document. These charges carry some strict penalties that can have a serious impact on an individual’s personal and professional life. If you are convicted of using a fake ID, you may face:

  • Minimum fine of hundreds of dollars
  • Maximum fine of thousands of dollars
  • Mandatory community service
  • Potential loss of academic or professional opportunities
  • A misdemeanor-grade charge on a criminal record

If you are facing charges related to the use of a fake ID, you need dedicated legal representation.

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If you have been charged with using a fake ID, or any other related crime, we may be able to assist you. These charges can prove particularly serious for anyone facing them. To learn more about your rights as a defendant, contact the Dallas criminal defense attorneys of the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter today by calling 214-845-7007.


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