Fake ID Charges in Huntington Beach CA
Don’t face fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA without an attorney on your side
What was the first thing you thought of when you realized you were facing fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA? If you’re like many defendants, you were shocked that this was such a serious crime. It’s not uncommon at all for our clients to think that the worst penalty is getting the ID taken away, when it fact felony charges could result.
There are options when you’re facing fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA
No matter how it feels today, there are options available to you. It’s common for a person to be facing fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA and assume that just talking to the police and pleading guilty is the easiest solution. It may be the easiest but it can also lead to a criminal record. This can impact your ability to get a job, to get into school, and even to rent an apartment.
The first step in facing any fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA is to get a consultation. At the Law Offices of Michael L. Fell, we’re proud to offer free legal evaluations. Just give us a call, let us know what you’re facing, and we can provide a personalized defense plan. You can count on us to always put your best interests first and to keep you in the loop every step of the way.
There are numerous defense options for fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA
Potential defense options for your case include showing that:
- The ID in question wasn’t yours;
- You had no intent to use the fake ID to defraud anyone;
- You didn’t know the ID was fake;
- It was uncovered during an illegal search or
- Your background (both personal and educational) calls for leniency.
Proving any of the above could result in the charges being dropped altogether.
Call an attorney who can help with school and criminal fake ID charges in Huntington Beach CA
If you’re a college student, and you were charged on school property, then it’s possible your college will bring you up for violating the school’s code of ethics. If this is the case, we can appear with you before the board if they allow it. If they don’t, then we can prepare you for the process. Whether you’re a student or not, be sure you call for your free legal consultation today.