Alcohol consumption is illegal for anyone under the age of 21. Certain exceptions might be made if an individual under the age of 21 consumes alcohol on private premises (that do not sell alcohol) with the consent of a legal guardian. Other than that, the penalties for underage drinking are to be taken seriously.
Since 1982, Carleton Penn III has represented thousands of clients in a variety of criminal cases. Our firm has the knowledge, experience, and resources to fight for your future and will work to reduce or dismiss your charges altogether.
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Underage drinking has many direct consequences that go beyond your typical legal repercussions. A DUI conviction can affect college admissions, employment, housing, insurance, and more.
If charged with your first juvenile DUI, you could be facing the following:
Additionally, juvenile DUI charges can include:
It’s imperative for anyone who has been charged with underage drinking to immediately seek the help of an experienced attorney to fight these charges. The sooner our firm can evaluate your case, the sooner we can work to craft a defense that is customized to your circumstances.
If your child is facing DUI charges, get legal help as soon as possible. Our firm capably guides our clients through the legal process and provides them with personal attention throughout every step of the way. We can fight for your future by putting decades of experience to work on your behalf!
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