Anyone caught with a Fake ID needs to speak with a Massachusetts Fake ID Lawyer Patrick Donovan. Each year, police in Massachusetts bring underage people to court because of fake IDs. Possessing a fake or fraudulent ID is a criminal charge that many college students face each year in Boston.
A fake id charge is a serious charge in Massachusetts. Whether you are an underage college student or a criminal trying to evade detection the same penalties apply.
Former Fake ID Client Review
“Never having been in trouble with the law before, I was extremely nervous when I was caught underage drinking at a bar with false identification. Mr. Donovan was so extremely helpful at helping me understand my case, the potential outcomes, and putting my nerves at ease. He kept in contact with me and my mom who was two hours away the entire time until the morning of my court date, where he met met at the court house. He represented me so well. I really couldn’t have asked for a better attorney.” Courtney
Fake ID FAQs
Massachusetts Law 138 section 34B makes having, using or making a fake identification card illegal in Massachusetts.
To prove one guilty of possessing a fake identification in Massachusetts the Assistant District Attorney is required to prove the following:
1) did transfer, alter or deface a liquor purchase identification card or motor vehicle license; or
2) did make, use, carry, sell or
3) distribute a false liquor purchase identification card or motor vehicle license; or
4) did use the liquor purchase identification card or motor vehicle license of another; or
5) did furnish false information in obtaining such a liquor purchase identification card or motor vehicle license.
The penalty for using a fake ID in Massachusetts is imprisonment, not more than 3 months or a fine of not more than $200. Also, a clerk magistrate must report a conviction to the Massachusetts RMV will revoke the person’s license for one year.
M.G.L.c.90,§22(e) allows the RMV to suspend your license or right to operate in Massachusetts for at least six months. A conviction is not required. If you are convicted, your license will be suspended for one year.
Yes, there are legal defenses to fake id cases. An experienced Massachusetts Fake ID lawyer can help you mount the most effective defense.
Best Fake ID Defense
Massachusetts Fake ID Attorney Patrick Donovan has successfully represented many people charged in fake ID cases. Many times clients have avoided a conviction for Fake Id charges.
Patrick Donovan is a former Assistant District Attorney. He has appeared in over fifty Massachusetts courts. He has appeared in Federal, Superior, and District Courts. Also. he handles felony and misdemeanor crimes. He has successfully represented many students charged with having a fake id.
Massachusetts Fake ID Attorney
Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Donovan offers free consultations. And, his office is located in Quincy. It is close to route 93.
Attorney Donovan offers both evening and weekend consultations and will meet at places convenient to the client. Please call attorney Patrick Donovan at (617) 479-1800 for your free consultations.