Approx. one year ago I attempted to purchase beer at our local Albertsons using a fake ID. All the information on the ID is real and my own except for the birth date. The cashier took the ID and refused to give it back. Today I received a letter from the DMV requesting my presence regarding this whole situation. Spoke with a lawyer at school who laid out two options for me. One, I could accept responsibility and most likely receive a year license suspension. Or two, she said I could claim that they do not have enough evidence to prove that I was the one who handed the ID to the cashier and hope they buy it.
Any other options? I am a full time student and I work part time, I need to use my car for both work and school. Also, I will be 21 in several months, not that that changes anything.What is the best strategy with something like this? Thank you!
I have handled many Goleta Albertson's DMV Fraud cases over the years. Usually the DMV will end my client's revocation early depending on the circumstances. 2 - 6 months is about average. Feel free to contact me for a free consultation.
The DMV taking your license may be the least of your concerns. I have had clients with fake IDs in the past who show up at these DMV "re-examinations" only to be arrested by State Investigation Agents or CHP Officers and charged with forging or faking government documents.
You need to get this resolved. Talk to a criminal defense attorney in your area that also does a lot of DMV hearings. They may be able to help you with both the license issue and any possible charges that may come from this. Talk to this person BEFORE you go to the DMV.
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