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Defending Minors Against Alcohol Possession Charges in Washington State

As a college student, you have your whole life ahead of you. You’re working hard to start a career and it seems like anything is attainable. Unfortunately, all of this can change in an instant when you’re charged with minor in possession. Washington State takes such charges seriously and convicted offenders face penalties that can tarnish their reputation for a lifetime.

Were you arrested for possessing alcohol as a minor at any of these colleges?

  • Olympic College
  • Peninsula College
  • Northwest College of Art & Design
  • Everest College – Bremerton

You need Ramirez & Cooper, Inc. on your side. Our Kitsap County DUI lawyers have over 30 years of combined legal experience and know how to fight alcohol-related charges successfully. We are committed to protecting your future and will not settle for a less than favorable outcome.

What are the Penalties for a Minor in Possession Charge in Washington State?

The legal age for acquisition, possession, and consumption of alcohol in Washington is 21. Anyone under 21 years old can be charged with minor in possession if they are found with alcohol on their person. Despite the serious nature of this offense, hundreds of minors are arrested and charged each year.

If convicted, penalties can include all of the following:

  • A minimum of $500 in fines
  • Not less than two months imprisonment
  • Community service
  • Alcohol abuse counseling

Your driving privileges may also be affected and a conviction can remain on your record for years, increasing the severity of any future charges. As a college student, the last thing you want is a minor in possession conviction tarnishing your future endeavors.

Let Our Kitsap County DUI Attorneys Fight For You

We know that you have a lot on your plate – grades, scholarships, and now a criminal charge. By retaining our firm, you can leave the legal challenges up to us and focus your attention where it is most needed. We have handled over 1,000 DUI cases and can be trusted with the details of your case.

The sooner you call, the sooner we can begin preparing a strong case on your behalf. Schedule your free consultation with Ramirez & Cooper, Inc. now for dedicated legal assistance!

Why Choose Ramirez & Cooper, Inc.

  1. Over 30 years' of combined legal experience
  2. Former prosecution experience*
  3. Thousands of criminal cases handled
  4. Over 1,000 DUI cases handled
  5. Hundreds of cases tried to verdict or judgment
  6. Appeared before the Supreme Court
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