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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.
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.
If you were charged with making a counterfeit driver’s license, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Pumphrey Law in Tallahassee, Leon County, FL.
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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