Underage DUI

Fresno Underage DUI Lawyer

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In California, the legal drinking age is 21 years old and consumption of alcohol by anyone under the legal age is not allowed. This means that if you are pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving, any amount of alcohol in an underage driver’s body warrants a DUI arrest.

At The Law Office of Brian C. Andritch, our criminal defense attorneys can help you through this difficult time. We can provide you with the legal guidance you need and the aggressive representation that you deserve. With more than 18 years of experience, including time as a former prosecutor, Attorney Andritch has the skills and insight you want for your case.

Learn more about your legal options by calling our firm at (559) 484-2112 today!

Understanding Underage DUI Laws in California

It's important for young drivers and their parents to understand the laws and consequences surrounding underage DUI in California. Our Fresno underage DUI lawyer can provide valuable information and guidance to help navigate the legal process.

Key points to know about underage DUI in California:

  • Zero Tolerance Policy: California has a zero-tolerance policy for underage drinking and driving, meaning any measurable amount of alcohol in the system can result in a DUI charge.
  • Penalties: Underage DUI convictions can result in license suspension, fines, mandatory alcohol education programs, and even jail time.
  • Legal Representation: It's crucial to have an experienced lawyer who understands juvenile DUI laws to protect your rights and future.

Our legal team is dedicated to providing the support and representation needed to navigate the complexities of underage DUI cases in California. today for a free consultation to discuss your case.

Penalties for an Underage DUI

Depending on an underage driver’s BAC, the penalties vary.

If your BAC is under 0.05%, you may face an infraction in traffic court and an action by a DMV. A conviction of a first offense often results in licenses suspension for one year, unless you refuse to submit to a chemical test or were found in violations of other sections of the state vehicle code.

If your BAC is between 0.05% and 0.07%, it becomes an infraction and you face the following penalties:

  • License suspension
  • Fines
  • Alcohol education program
  • Possible order to abstain from drinking until you are 21 by the judge

If your BAC is above 0.08%, you will be charged with an adult DUI offense, despite your age. A first offense DUI for an adult in punishable by a jail sentence between four days and six months, fines of up to $1,000, and a license suspension for at least four months.

Protect Your Future with Experienced Legal Representation

Being charged with an underage DUI can have long-lasting consequences on your future. It is crucial to seek the help of an experienced Fresno underage DUI lawyer who can guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights.

At The Law Office of Brian C. Andritch, we understand the seriousness of underage DUI charges and the impact they can have on your life. Our team of dedicated legal professionals has extensive experience in handling these types of cases and will work tirelessly to protect your future.

Benefits of choosing our firm for your underage DUI defense:

  • Knowledgeable and skilled legal representation
  • Customized defense strategies tailored to your specific case
  • Thorough understanding of underage DUI laws and regulations
  • Strong negotiation skills to potentially reduce or dismiss charges
  • Compassionate support and guidance throughout the legal process

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If you are under the age of 21 and were recently arrested and charged with a DUI in Northern California, The Law Office of Brian C. Andritch is committed to protecting your rights and your future. With more than 18 years of experience, our Fresno DUI lawyer has a comprehensive understanding of state law to help you navigate through the complexities of the legal system.

Contact us online or call (559) 484-2112 to request a free consultation wit our Fresno underage DUI lawyer.

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