Underage Possession of Alcohol
In the state of Virginia, underage possession of alcohol is a serious matter that can affect your entire future. If you are under 21 and caught in possession of an alcoholic beverage, you can be fined $2,500 and face up to one year in jail. The state is very harsh on underage drinking and underage DUI so you can be sure that if you have been charged with underage possession of alcohol you may face very harsh penalties. Unfortunately, the consequences don't end with those impose by the legal system. You will likely see an increase in your auto insurance rates as insurers will consider you to be high risk. A conviction can negatively reflect of your college application or, if you are already in college, can lead to suspension or even expulsion.
You have a lot to lose. We can help.
When you or your child has been charged with underage possession of alcohol, the emotional anxiety that your family can experience as you worry about how this can impact the future can be overwhelming. At the Law Office of James A. Bullard Jr. P.C., we understand what you are going through and we are committed to aggressively fighting to protect the future for you or your child. We may be able to help you successfully defend against underage alcohol possession and restoring all the potential of building the bright future you have worked so hard for.
Protecting Your Future
We understand that people make mistakes. That mistake should not cost your child their future dreams and hopes. Our criminal defense team will utilize every available resource to guard your rights and safeguard your future. Our firm founder is a former prosecutor giving us a unique perspective on how the prosecution works. We are very effective in negotiations with prosecuting attorneys as we work closely with you to seek a dismissal or reduction in consequences, or seek alternative sentencing and a clean record. With our energetic legal team by your side, you can feel confident that you are being fully represented by a caring attorney that is devoted to achieving the most favorable possible result.