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If you were charged with making a counterfeit driver’s license and having instruments for making counterfeit operators’ licenses contrary to Section 831.29, Florida Statutes, then you can be charged with a second degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in Florida State Prison. Make sure you have a good understanding of the Fake ID Florida Law.
Related offenses including possessing a fake driver’s license or I.D. card.
Inexperienced college students might be accused of the crime for making a fake I.D. for a friend. Although it might now sound serious, if you are charged and prosecuted with the offense, you can be charged with a felony.
Florida Statute Section 831.29 prohibits making or having instruments and materials for counterfeiting a driver’s license or government-issued identification card. The crime is charged as a second-degree felony under Florida law which is punishable by up to 15 years in Florida State Prison.
The elements of the crime include:
The degree of similarity between the counterfeit and the official license was a question of fact that must be resolved by the trial court during a bench trial or a jury during a jury trial.
Attorney Don Pumphrey, Jr. is a former prosecutor, former law enforcement officer, and a successful and experienced criminal defense attorney. Don has achieved over 100 not guilty verdicts at trial and over 2,000 dismissals.
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