Iowa City Fake ID Lawyer
Serving Cedar Rapids, Davenport & all of Eastern Iowa
A fake ID may appear to be incredibly desirable because it can help an individual get what he or she otherwise could not obtain. However, the consequences of getting caught can be quite drastic. A conviction could even affect a person’s educational or professional goals.
If you or your child have been charged with a fake ID crime in Iowa City, the time to act is now. Contact our experienced criminal defense lawyer at Keegan, Tindal & Mason right away to learn about your legal options. When you hire our firm, you can be confident that you have a team of knowledgeable and aggressive litigators on your side that always has your best interest in mind.
Fake IDs in Iowa City
Creating, obtaining, or possessing a fake ID is a serious crime that could result in severe penalties. Possible consequences include up to a year in jail, a fine of up to $1,875, driver’s license suspension, and higher insurance premiums.
Since 1992 our firm has defended against all kinds of fake ID charges, including:
- Falsification of public documents
- Falsification of driver’s licenses, nonoperator’s identification cards, or forms
- Use of an ID by an underage person to purchase alcohol
- Use of an ID by an underage individual to obtain cigarettes or tobacco products
- Unlawful use of a driver’s license or nonoperator’s identification card
Whatever charge you are facing, our criminal defense lawyers can help you build an aggressive defense strategy that could reduce or dismiss your charges.
Protect Your Rights Today
At Keegan, Tindal & Mason, we understand that young adults make mistakes. Our Iowa City fake ID attorneys are committed to giving them the second chance they deserve.
If you or your loved one is facing a fake ID charge, call (319) 499-5524 now for qualified legal help.
Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana and Methamphetamine Charges Dismissed
Washington Count FECR5351. Attorney Tindal and Attorney Clemens Erdahl successfully argued that evidence of drug manufacture was obtained in violation of the Constitution. All charges were dismissed.
Possession with Intent to Distribute Charges Dismissed
Iowa County FECR010358. Attorney Tindal was able to show the Court that his client was detained in violation of his Constitutional rights and that the K9 utilized in the search was unreliable. Following hearing all charges were dismissed.
Second Degree Sexual Abuse and Other Charges Acquittal at Trial
Johnson County FECR089277. The Defendant was charged with Second Degree Sexual Abuse and other charges. Following a one-week trial by Mr. Tindal, the Defendant was acquitted of all charges.
Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree Conviction Reversed on Appeal
Iowa Supreme Court No. 04-361. The Defendant was convicted of Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree. On appeal, Mr. Tindal successfully argued that the conviction was based on improperly admitted evidence. The conviction was reversed.
Trafficking Stolen Weapons and Misdemeanor Theft Charge Dismissed
Scott County FECR384046. The Defendant was charged with Trafficking Stolen Weapons and Misdemeanor Theft. The Court dismissed the felony following a Motion litigated by Mr. Tindal. The Defendant subsequently pled to the remaining misdemeanor.
Vehicular Homicide Charges Reduced
Johnson County FECR68296. The Defendant was charged with Vehicular Homicide. Following a suppression hearing, Mr. Tindal and his co-counsel were able to show that the blood test result was taken in violation of implied consent procedures. The case was subsequently resolved for a misdemeanor.
First Degree Murder and Child Endangerment Causing Death Acquitted of First Degree Murder at Trial
Henry County FECR005634. Attorney Tindal’s client was charged with First Degree Murder and Child Endangerment Causing Death. Following a two week trial, the Defendant was acquitted of all charges.
Operating While Intoxicated Reduced to Public Intoxication
Johnson County OWCR116811. The Defendant was charged with Operating While Intoxicated. Mr. Tindal was able to win the Iowa Dept of Transportation appeal and have the blood test result thrown out. The case was resolved for a public intoxication charge and no loss of license.
Operating While Intoxicated Second Offense Reduced to Public Intoxication
Washington County OWIN010946. The Defendant was charged with Operating While Intoxicated Second Offense. Following long negotiations with the State the Defendant was able to plead to a Public Intoxication and have his driving privileges reinstated.
Operating While Intoxicated Record Expunged
Johnson OWCR106890. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received an Operating While Intoxicated, a serious misdemeanor. After reviewing the videos, Mr. Keegan filed a Motion to Suppress arguing the officer denied his client's right to make a phone call. The State declined to present testimony at the hearing and the Motion to Suppress was granted, making the client eligible for a deferred judgment. Mr. Keegan's client will have her record expunged and be able to obtain a license after 90 days instead of 180.
He was professional, knowledgeable and prompt. He was very effective in his communication.- David
I am glad he was there to get my head out of the guillotine when I needed him and keep my record clean.- Ryan
Attentive and a Standup Guy- John
When you need an attorney, calling Dean Keegan, Attorney at Law, can be your first step toward taking back control of your situation and your life. Dean Keegan is the Founding Chair of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Criminal Law Section. He has served on the Executive Board of the Iowa Association for Justice and is a member of the Nation College of DUI Defense and National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.