Bridgewater Underage Drinking Lawyer
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Underage drinking charges can seriously affect your future. Always discuss your case with a New Jersey lawyer. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys are ready to fight for you. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients in Bridgewater Municipal Court and throughout New Jersey. Our criminal attorneys have had many years of experience handling underage drinking offenses. Casey Woodruff, Robert Rowbotham and Gary Grabas are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
Anyone under the age of 21 possessing a blood alcohol level of 0.01% or more, but less than 0.08%, has violated New Jersey’s underage drinking and driving laws.
Under N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14, a licensed driver who violates this law will lose his or her license for a period of 30 days or more. An unlicensed driver who violates this law will be prohibited from obtaining a driver’s license for a period of 30 days or more from the date that person is eligible to obtain a license or the date of conviction, whichever is later. In addition, a violator must perform at least 15 days of community service and complete and alcohol education program.
An underage drinking offense involves the consumption or possession of alcohol. Under N.J.S.A. 2C:33-15, anyone under the age of 21 who knowingly consumes alcohol is guilty of a disorderly persons offense. Persons in violation of this New Jersey statue face fines of $500 or more, suspension or postponement of their driving privileges and may be required to complete an alcohol education program.
At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our defense lawyers have the skill and knowledge to assist clients with underage drinking charges in Bridgewater Municipal Court. Call us for a free initial consultation, we are available 24 hours a day and can assist clients who speak French, Spanish and Polish.