Underage DUI Defense Attorney in Fairfax
Fight for Your Future with Carleton Penn III
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, underage drinking is a serious crime – as is underage drinking and driving.
If you or a loved one was pulled over and arrested for underage DUI, turn to a trusted legal professional. 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. We can work to reduce or dismiss your charges altogether.
Learn more about your case by calling (703) 420-3510 or contacting us online.
Penalties for Juvenile DUI in Virginia
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 underage DUI, you could be facing:
- Imprisonment up to 10 days
- A fine of $250-$1,000
- License suspension up to one year
Additionally, juvenile DUI charges can include:
- Distribution of alcohol to other minors
- Possession of alcohol as a minor
- Soliciting alcohol
- Child endangerment
- Possession of a fake I.D.
It’s imperative for anyone who has been charged with underage drinking and driving 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 start crafting a defense that is customized to your circumstances.
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If your child is facing DUI charges, get legal help as soon as possible. Our firm guides clients through the legal process and provides them with personal attention every step of the way. We can fight for you or your child’s future.
Contact Carleton Penn III for more information. Give us a call at (703) 420-3510.