Litigation Advisory: Underage Drinking: Protecting Your Child


Summertime naturally brings teens and college-age kids together to socialize, and the inevitable happens: house parties and alcohol. Reality in our society is that young people over 21 and underage will be faced with alcohol at parties this summer. Every parent has encountered some form of this problem or worry. However, there are legal consequences that we must be aware of in order to fully protect our children and prevent a minor in possession complaint from turning into something more serious with lasting consequences. Many of these consequences may not be immediately apparent, but are particularly serious.

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