Have You Been Charged with Using a Fictitious Name or False Address When Obtaining Drugs in Georgia?
There are hundreds of crimes related to drugs in Georgia. When charged with a drug crime, many people think they have no options but to plead guilty. This could not be further from the truth. A charge is not the same as a conviction! No matter what type of dangerous drug crime you have been charged with, the Law Office of Lawson and Berry is here to help. Our Georgia Dangerous Drug Attorneys have over fifty combined years of criminal defense experience. Let our expertise work for you today.
What is Using a Fictitious Name or False Address When Obtaining Drugs in Georgia?
No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain any dangerous drug by use of a fictitious name or by the giving of a false address. O.C.G.A. §16-13-76
Penalty for Violating O.C.G.A. §16-13-76
If convicted of obtaining drugs by using a fictitious name or false address in Georgia, you will be guilty of a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor convictions in Georgia carry fines up to $1,000, jail time up to one year, or both.
What is Not a Defense
An attempt to obtain dangerous drugs is still a crime. Therefore, if accused of acquiring drugs by use of a fictitious name or false address, it doesn't matter if the suspect was successful or not.
If you have been charged with a dangerous drug crime in Georgia, the Attorneys at Lawson and Berry can help! We have over 50 combined years of criminal defense experience. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.