Furnishing of Alcohol to a Minor usually falls into two main categories: cashiers and college age young adults. The Furnishing of Alcohol to a Minor law itself doesn't differential, since it merely makes it illegal for a person over 21 years of age to give or sell alcohol to a minor (under 21).
Retail clerks, checkout people, and employees of bars or restaurants, are the most common recipient of Furnishing of Alcohol to a Minor. Most of the time, serving an underage person is an oversight, often during a busy period of work. The offense is charged against the employee directly, and is a criminal offense. Often, the establishment is also cited, although through civil law or citation. Which is unfair to the employee.
Keates Law Firm has a successful history of being retained by local buisnesses and bars for this type of offense. We provide quick service, fast jail releases (if you're taken to jail), and focus on getting the case dismissed. We also discount the rates for bars or businesses that retain our services on Furnishing of Alcohol to a Minor cases.
The second situation of Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor involve a friend or relative purchasing alcohol for a minor. Usually a party or while camping at one of the Travis County parks.
Furnishing of Alcohol is a Class A Misdemeanor, meaning the individual could face up to one year in jail and/or fines of up to $4000. Probation is also a possibility, although the focus should be getting the case dismissed.
The Keates Law Firm has over 14+ Years Experience handling criminal defense cases. Our focus is to try and have the case dismissed against you. We don't even discuss pleas until all legal and negotiation options have been explored in detail.
Our Results Speak for Themselves. Keates Law Firm has a record of dismissals and acquittals in a variety of criminal cases. We are dismissal focused, and we get results.
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