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Connecticut Fake ID Arrests (Part 2 of 2)

Connecticut Fake ID Arrests
(Part 2 of 2)

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Fighting Connecticut Fake ID Arrests

A top Stamford, Greenwich, Westport or Danbury Fake ID criminal lawyer knows that the best outcome in a Fake ID case involving a college student is a complete dismissal of your Connecticut Fake ID Forgery arrest. Getting a Connecticut Fake ID arrest dismissed can be accomplished through a variety of methods. First, your top Wilton or Westport Connecticut forgery criminal lawyer will carefully review the police reports and eyewitness statements. Were your constitutional rights violated? Did police have probable cause or consent to search your car, wallet or purse? Did you have the necessary “intent to deceive” required to be arrested for the Fake ID / Connecticut Forgery crime? If any of these issues are in dispute, then you may be able to get your case dismissed.

Another path to dismissal of your Connecticut Fake ID Forgery arrest is the Pre-Trial Accelerated Rehabilitation Program (also known as “AR”). To apply for AR in Connecticut, you must not have any prior convictions. Another requirement for eligibility is that the offense you are facing is not so serious as to warrant the denial of your program application. Obviously, every felony is serious (otherwise it would be a misdemeanor), but your top Rockville, Wilton or Westport criminal lawyer attorney is usually skilled in persuading a judge that you should be given a chance to participate in the AR Program in spite of the felony charge. Once your eligibility is determined, then your top New Canaan and Darien criminal attorney can convince the judge that you will not offend again in the future. If the judge is convinced, then your AR application will be granted for a period of time of up to 2 years, and additional conditions may also be imposed such as alcohol education classes or community service hours. If you remain arrest-free for the full two years and comply with all of your AR Program conditions, then your Forgery Fake ID arrest will be dismissed and expunged.

Obviously for a college or high school student, 2 years can be quite a long time, and your pending Connecticut Fake ID arrest case can materially interfere with your job search, employment and internship background checks, and overall employment prospects. You might be graduating, applying to graduate school, medical school or law school, or you might be applying for your dream job, which will require any number of high-level background checks–all situations that will be affected by your pending case. You will need a much shorter AR time period such a 3 to 6 months so that you can apply to grad school and apply for jobs with a completely clean record. That’s why it’s critical to have any of the best Stamford Connecticut criminal lawyer handling your Fake ID arrest to ensure that you do not receive the maximum 2-year term for your AR program.

Internet Scrubbing for Dismissed Fake ID / Forgery Arrests in Connecticut

After your Connecticut Fake ID arrest is finally dismissed—whether by means of AR or otherwise—your Connecticut Forgery arrest will be expunged and erased pursuant to Connecticut’s Erasure Statute. In fact, under this statute, you can actually swear under oath, under penalties of perjury, that you have never even been arrested in Connecticut for having a Fake ID! But how can you really do this if there are still remnants of your Connecticut Fake ID arrest lingering on the internet, popping up in Google searches, and are otherwise available for future employers to view? The team of internet scrubbing lawyers at Mark Sherman Law have been paving the way in Connecticut for relief on this issue, helping clients remove online reports of their dismissed arrest from the internet. It’s not easy, and we can never guarantee success, but a quick look at our website testimonials will illustrate some of our most satisfied internet scrubbing customers. We will make every effort to get every last remaining post of your arrest and charges off the Internet. To learn more about our Internet Scrubbing work, click here.

Do I Need to Hire A College School Discipline or Expulsion Lawyer in Connecticut If I Got Arrested for a Fake ID / Forgery Charge?

Possibly. Whenever a high school or college student is arrested for a felony like a Connecticut Fake ID Forgery arrest under CGS 53a-139, there is always a chance UConn, Fairfield University, Quinnipiac, Yale, or any of the other Connecticut universities will initiate expulsion or school discipline proceedings against your child. Additionally, many schools and universities impose a duty upon your child to report their arrest to the Dean of Students. This duty is usually spelled out clearly in your child’s student handbook. The team of Connecticut school expulsion and discipline lawyers and attorneys at Mark Sherman Law regularly advise families during the school discipline process, especially when your college student has been arrested in Connecticut for a felony or misdemeanor. Our ultimate goal is keeping your child enrolled in college, and preventing any kind of suspension, expulsion or negative marking on your child’s college transcript. Click here to learn more about Mark Sherman Law’s School Discipline practice.

Contact a Fake ID Criminal Lawyer at Mark Sherman Law Today

So if you or your child have been arrested in Fairfield, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan or Wilton Connecticut for using a Fake ID to buy beer or to get into a bar or club, then you should contact a Fake ID criminal lawyer at Mark Sherman Law today. Our team of Connecticut Fake ID and Forgery criminal lawyers offer extensive experience in fighting Connecticut Fake ID arrests, both in the courtroom, as well as in Connecticut school expulsion and disciplinary proceedings. We work closely with families to try to get Fake ID arrests dismissed as quickly as possible, never settling for 2 year AR programs. Your child’s future is our top priority. And after we get your child’s case dismissed, we can work with you to try and wipe the internet clean of all mentions of their Connecticut Fake ID / Forgery arrest. So call us today to consult with one of our Fake ID criminal attorneys. We are available 24/7 to take your call at (203) 358-4700.

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