When Minors Face Alcohol-Related Charges
For many students, consuming alcohol is part of the college experience. Parties and social gatherings on college campuses often involve alcohol. When this results in criminal charges for underage possession of alcohol, it is important to retain an attorney you can trust.
At Lutins & Pilgreen, PC, we represent students at Virginia Tech and neighboring schools who have been accused of:
- Buying (or attempting to buy) alcohol under the age of 21
- Using false identification to consume or purchase alcohol
- Selling alcohol to someone under the age of 21
Our extensive experience representing DUI defendants makes us a trusted resource for drivers under the age of 21 facing DUI charges.
Aggressive Criminal And Administrative Defense
Minor in possession of alcohol may be a misdemeanor, but do not underestimate the seriousness of these charges. In Virginia, a conviction for underage alcohol possession may result in up to a year in jail or a fine of up to $2,500. In addition, your school may conduct its own disciplinary proceedings with additional penalties.
Drawing on decades of legal experience, we will explore every possible defense to the allegations against you. We have developed winning strategies to help many students accused of underage drinking protect their freedom. These strategies may include calling the prosecution’s evidence into question, aggressively negotiating a plea deal or taking advantage of certain exceptions to the law.
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If you are facing any type of criminal charge, take control of your case and put a proven legal team on your side. To schedule a confidential consultation at our office in Roanoke, please call 540-627-5150 or send us an email.