Many people ask if having a fake ID is a felony in Georgia. While simple possession or use of a fake ID is a misdemeanor, making or distributing false IDs can be a felony offense. There are many different types of fake ID's, manufactured fake ID's, altered ID's, and using someone else's fake ID. Using an ID that does not belong to you, was created as a fake ID, or an ID that has altered information on it is illegal in Georgia. Therefore, it will result in fake ID charges.
Most cases of simply possessing a fake ID in Athens, Georgia, result in a fine and probation. However, people convicted of having or using a fake ID can be fined up to $1,000 and may be sentenced to prison for as long as 12 months.
If you've been charged with having a fake ID in Athens, Athens-Clarke County, The University of Georgia, Watkinsville, Madison, Winder, Oconee County, Oglethorpe County, or anywhere else in the area around Athens, you'll want to get an aggressive and experienced attorney.
Jason Slider has the skills and experience needed to ensure the best possible outcome from your fake ID case. He has tried criminal cases for more than 13 years and has spent time as a state prosecutor as well as a defense lawyer. As a result, he knows the ins and outs of the system, and where the prosecution's case is the weakest. Jason will use those weaknesses to get you the best possible outcome for your case.