Underage Drinking Lawyers in Springfield, NJ
Springfield Juvenile Crime Attorney Helps Minor Contest Underage Drinking Charges
If you or someone close to you has been charged with underage drinking in Springfield, it is important to consult with an experienced New Jersey underage drinking lawyer. In New Jersey, a person under the age of 21 who is consuming or in the possession of alcohol is guilty of a disorderly persons offense. Other underage drinking related offenses include driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and driving while possessing drugs or drug paraphernalia.
The State of New Jersey takes DWI cases very seriously. In fact, New Jersey’s penalties for drunk driving are among the most severe in the nation. A driver under the age of 21 with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .01% will be charged with DWI. An underage DWI conviction may carry even more severe penalties than an underage drinking charge.
Penalties for Underage Drinking in Springfield, New Jersey
Penalties for such offenses may include:
- Suspension or postponement of driving privileges
- Completion of an underage drinking program
Underage Drinking Charges Handled in Springfield Municipal Court
Underage drinking offenses arising out of Springfield are generally handled in the Springfield Municipal Court, located at 100 Mountain Avenue. The Honorable Jonathan Rosenbluth serves as the municipal court Judge. Mary Jo Banchansky is the Court Administrator.
Our defense lawyers at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC have represented hundreds of clients charged with underage drinking and related offenses in Springfield. Our lawyers have many years of experience protecting clients faced with underage drinking charges. Jon Bramnick has been recognized as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” since 2006. Gary Grabas and Casey Woodruff are former assistant prosecutors. Robert Rowbotham, II is a former Deputy Attorney General for the State Attorney General’s Office of New Jersey-Criminal Division.
Free Consultations Available – Springfield Underage Drinking Attorneys
If you or a loved one has been charged with underage drinking offense arising out of Springfield, our criminal lawyers may be able to assist you. For a free consultation, we can be reached at 908.322.7000. We are available 24 hours a day.