Minor in Possession Lawyer in Bryan Texas
Zealous Defense for Underage Alcohol Charges
Minor in possession charges arise when an individual under the age of 21
is arrested for illegally having alcohol in their possession. These citations
typically occur in parties, nightclubs or while riding in a vehicle containing
alcohol. While a minor is allowed to be near alcohol, he or she is not
allowed to consume, purchase, or make contact with alcohol, including
constructive possession situations.
What actions are considered constructive possession?
- Holding a friend's beer
- Picking up empty beer cans and cups
- Sitting next to alcohol in your car
We understand how frightening it is to learn of your child's brush
with the law. As a parent, you may be worried about their future, how
this charge can affect their chances of getting in to college, etc. Talk
to one of our Bryan Texas minor in possession attorneys for hard-hitting
defense. We'll fight to protect your child.
FREE case consultations
Penalties for Minor in Possession Charges
Texas laws are strict when it comes to underage drinking. As a result,
minors facing alcohol charges can be subjected to severe penalties.
Some of the consequences of a minor in possession charge include:
- Community service
- Alcohol education or abuse programs
- Jail time for subsequent offenses
Fighting to Protect Your Child's Future
Our priority is to keep your child out of jail and to protect his or her
record from affecting their opportunities when applying to colleges, for
scholarships, and jobs. We can explore a number of options, including
diversion or deferred sentencing. When your child completes the terms
of the sentence, then the conviction is essentially dismissed and sealed
from the public and only accessible by law enforcement agencies under
Former Prosecutor & Law Enforcement Insider
Bryan, Texas Criminal Defense Attorney Craig Greening - our founder - is
a former prosecutor who spent years navigating the criminal justice system.
He understands how the law approaches cases involving minors and alcohol,
and he is ready to use his years of seasoned knowledge and proven defenses
to help your child get through this difficult time.
We are ready to listen to you.
Call(888) 883-2480 to schedule a