Delaware Criminal Impersonation Defense Lawyers
In Delaware, it is against the law to impersonate someone else. This happens commonly in situations such as attempting to commit insurance fraud, identity theft, and when getting arrested. Criminal impersonation is a very serious crime and warrants the help of an experienced Delaware Criminal Defense Attorney.
Call Murray, Phillips & Gay Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyers at 302-855-9300. You can also email the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay by clicking here.
A person is guilty of criminal impersonation when the person:
(1) Impersonates another person and does an act in an assumed character intending to obtain a benefit or to injure or defraud another person; or
(2) Pretends to be a representative of some person or organization and does an act in a pretended capacity with intent to obtain a benefit or to injure or defraud another person; or
(3) Pretends to be a public servant or wears or displays without authority any identification, uniform, or badge by which a public servant is lawfully distinguished or identified.
Criminal impersonation is a class A misdemeanor.
Penalties Of Criminal Impersonation
Besides facing up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $2,300, you also face other penalties if convicted of criminal impersonation. Some courts will seek restitution for any crimes. That means you may be forced to pay for any property damage, medical bills, or psychological harm your actions have caused.
If convicted of a crime, you can lose your job, custody of your kids, and your freedom. You stand to lose much more than just money. Get a lawyer to protect yourself from the penalties of a crime.
Let A Delaware Attorney Help You
Do not face your pending criminal charges without an experienced Delaware Criminal Defense Attorney on your side. As your attorney, Mr. Phillips will do his best to get your charges dropped or dismissed.
If that is not possible, he will devise a sound defense in an effort to minimize the ramifications of your pending charges. Call the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300. Please call 302-855-9300 to schedule in our Milford and Seaford offices. These are satellite offices and are by appointment only. You can also contact a Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyer by clicking on the link.