Carteret Underage Drinking Lawyer
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Carteret is an attractive community in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The township offers its young residents a wide array of programs, facilities, and events allowing its youth the ability to participate in many activities. Despite the strong commitment to its youth, it is sometimes necessary for the Carteret Police Department to investigate underage drinking offenses and file charges against those involved.
In New Jersey, underage drinking is taken seriously. 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 an alcohol education program.
Underage drinking offenses arising out of Carteret, New Jersey are generally handled in the Carteret Municipal Court. The court is located in the Police Department Building, 230 Roosevelt Ave. The Honorable Allen P. Comba presides. The court administrator is Debra Uhouse.
If you or a loved one has been charged with underage drinking in Carteret, New Jersey, it is important to consult with a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients in Carteret Municipal Court and throughout New Jersey for underage drinking offenses. Our criminal attorneys have many years of experience handling such offenses. Casey Woodruff, Robert Rowbotham and Gary Grabas are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
If you would like to speak with one of the firm’s criminal attorneys to discuss an underage drinking offense, you can reach us at (908) 322-7000. Our criminal defense lawyers offer free initial consultations and are available 24 hours a day.