Obtaining Alcohol Via False Identification

Many young individuals, especially those attending college, obtain a fake ID at some point. Unfortunately, most individuals fail to realize the punishment for possession of such an ID.  False ID charges often accompany underage consumption charges or a variety of other criminal charges. These combination of charges result in significant exposure for individuals.  Therefore, it is crucial you promptly consult a reputable Charlotte criminal attorney.  The Shumate Law Offices is experienced at representing clients with a variety of such charges.  Mr. Shumate will prepare an effective legal defense to achieve the proper result in your case. 

N.C.G.S. 18B-302(E) is the applicable statute for the charge of attempting to / obtaining alcohol via false identification.  As noted above, this is a serious charge. Possession of a false ID is a Class I Misdemeanor.  However, you must realize the necessity of hiring the correct lawyer immediately, as you are potentially facing:

  • Revocation of driver's license (one year)
  • Court Costs
  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Jail Sentence

Chris Shumate is an experienced attorney with years of experience assisting clients charged with obtaining and / or possessing a fake ID. Mr. Shumate realizes the pressures that young people face, and understands that mistakes occur. He is dedicated to pursuing a legal strategy that will achieve a positive legal result, and also providing practical assistance. The Shumate Law Offices will utilize considerable experience to give you the representation you deserve. Mr. Shumate has helped clients from local schools such as:

  • University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina (UNC)Asheville
  • Queens University of Charlotte
  • Johnson and Wales University
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC)
  • Brevard College
  • Winthrop University
  • University of South Carolina
  • Clemson University

If you are charged with attempting to / obtaining alcohol via a false identification, contact The Shumate Law Offices today for a free consultation to discuss your case. Chris Shumate will utilize his legal expertise and local knowledge to prepare your best legal defense.

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