Individuals under 21 years of age are not allowed to drink alcohol. They are certainly not allowed to drive after drinking alcohol. Underage drinking can be charged regardless of the person’s blood alcohol level.
However, if the Blood alcohol level is over .01, the penalties increase. A conviction can result in a jail sentence and fine anywhere from $500.00 to $5,000.00. They will also have their driver’s license suspended for one year. In some cases, underage drinking may be charged in addition to underage DUI.
Whether you have been accused of underage DUI or you are a parent of someone who has, you should contact attorney Terry McDonald at the Law office of Terry McDonald without delay. He has been representing persons charged with DUI since 1998.
In addition to representing persons charged with DUI, Attorney Terry McDonald practices criminal law. He has tried drug cases, assault cases, and many others. He has argued before all of the courts in Northeastern Pennsylvania and even before each court of the Appellate Court Division, Supreme Court, Superior Court and the Commonwealth Court.
To schedule a consultation, call the Law Office of Terry McDonald at 570-344-8744 or use the contact page.