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Providing False Information to the Police

Call an Athens Criminal Defense Attorney if Charged

People can do stupid things when they are under the influence or scared; unfortunately, what you do when stopped by the police can land you in trouble. Giving false information to an Athens-Clarke County or UGA officer can result in criminal charges, carrying penalties and a permanent criminal record.

You can defend against these charges with the help of a proven Athens criminal defense lawyer. Discuss the details by calling (706) 705-5122.

False Information Charges

Providing a false name, date of birth or address to the police, while they are performing their duty, is classified as a misdemeanor offense in the state of Georgia. While not as serious as a felony charge, a misdemeanor could result in jail time, fines, community service and other penalties.

To prove their case, the prosecution must establish:

  • Your real name
  • That the officer was lawfully performing his or her duties
  • Your intent was to deliberately mislead law enforcement

If all elements cannot be proven, a defense lawyer can either file a motion to dismiss or challenge the charge at trial.

Fighting Your Case

Any criminal conviction, even a misdemeanor, will be reported on your criminal record, where it can be accessed by the public. This can come back to haunt you when it is time to apply for school or jobs. Even attempting to travel internationally can be more difficult with a criminal conviction.

Attorney Lee Webb understands the anxieties that come with a criminal charge, and can give you peace of mind by handling your case. As a dedicated Athens criminal defense attorney since 1995, he has the skills and training necessary to help at this critical time.

For a free, no-obligation analysis of your situation, call (706) 705-5122 now.

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  • We understand both the procedure of drug & alcohol tests, and the science behind them

  • Attorney Webb has earned numerous awards for his standard of excellence.

  • Clients receive Attorney Webb's personal cell phone & email address.

  • We have over 25 years of legal experience.

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