Minor in Possession Charges

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 09, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you have consumed alcohol or you have it in your possession, and you are under the age of 21, Dunwoody law enforcement officers can charge with you being a minor in possession of alcohol.  A  Minor in the Possession of alchol charge is a misdemeanor, but carries with it high fines, probation, jail time, community service, alcohol and drug evaluations and counseling, etc.  In addition, a conviction for being a minor in possession stays on your record forever.  In Georgia, convictions cannot be expunged or "disappear" at some later date.  They stay with you for life.  The conviction under the age of 21 can cause ongoing probelms and potential barriers to school and employment opportunites for eyars to come.  That is why it is important to contest your charges and achieve the best possible otucome.  A conviction to even a misdeamonor is not somethign to take lightly. 

An experienced Minor in the Possession of alcohol lawyer can help.  A good trial attorney can possibly get the charges diverted or reduced or win the case at trial or through a motions hearing.  Call a skilled Dunwoody Minor in Possession of Alchol lawyer today for free a case analysis.

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Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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