Philadelphia, PA asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for New Jersey

Q: Underage possession and consumption. Never possessed alcohol and never got a breathalyzer. What should I do?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You should hire a lawyer as this is generally a criminal offense and a conviction can follow you for the rest of your life.

Leon Matchin agrees with this answer

Leon Matchin
Leon Matchin
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Milltown, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: If it's a charge under 2c there may be loss of license associated with it. You should plead not guilty and if the prosecutor doesn't want to dismiss the case then ask for a trial by a municipal court Judge.

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