Many of the attorneys at Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver have extensive experience with Underage Drinking charges in Holmdel NJ. This familiarity comes from much more than simply handling a few cases involving allegations of alcohol consumption in the Township. Our lawyers have a long affiliation with the municipality and include the former prosecutor of the Holmdel Municpal Court. We have successfully represented countless individuals under the age of twenty-one (21) charged with consuming or possessing alcohol underage in Homdel. If you were issued a summons, ticket or criminal complaint for underage drinking, we definitely possess the experience you need to avoid a record and other consequences that come from a conviction. To speak to an attorney on our defense team anytime 24/7, call our office at 732-615-0039.
Charged With Possessing Alcohol Underage in Holmdel New Jersey
Holmdel is rather unique when it comes to individuals charged with possessing alcohol underage. There is an extraordinarily high incident of this violation in comparison to communities of a similar size and population. Hundreds of thousands of individuals under legal drinking age converge in the town for concerts and festivals during the spring, summer and early fall. These activities often bring with them a slew of PNC Bank Criminal Charges including underage drinking, possession of marijuana and CDS, fake ID offenses and disorderly conduct. In terms of a charge for consuming alcoholic beverages by a person under legal age, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-15 is the law which applies. This statute makes it a disorderly persons offense when someone under twenty-one “knowingly consumes any alcoholic beverage in any school, public conveyance, public place, or place of public assembly, or motor vehicle.” A conviction results in a record, fine of $500 to $1,000, probation, community service and/or up to six (6) months in jail. In addition, a driver’s license suspension of six months must be imposed if the violation occurs in a motor vehicle.
Holmdel NJ Underage Alcohol Consumption Attorney
The most unfortunate penalty that results from being found guilty under 2C:33-15 is a criminal record. Unfortunately, individuals often take this consequences or the possibility of it occurring lightly only to discovery just how serious the matter is when it is too late. This is a foolish error in judgement since our attorneys can typically avoid a conviction. Do not let yourself fall victim to such a poor decision and take the time to speak to an attorney at Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver as soon as possible. We will review the facts of your case, provide our advice and insight, and guide you through the court process should you choose to hire us. You can rest assure that we have the knowledge and ability to competently represent in Holmdel as members of a staff that possesses over a century defending cases in Monmouth County and includes the former of this Township. Contact us online or call us at 732-615-0039 for an immediate free consultation.