Minor in possession

header-wordpressO.C.G.A § 3-3-23, states that, “No person under 21 years of age shall purchase, attempt to purchase, or knowingly possess any alcoholic beverage.” However, what most people do not realize, is that possession of alcoholic beverages for consumption by someone under the age of 21, is perfectly legal so long as, the parent or guardian of the person under 21 years of age, gives the alcohol to the minor inside the parent’s or guardian’s home and that parent or guardian is present. If convicted of a MIP for the first time, you will be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by not more than six months imprisonment or a fine of not more than $300.00, or both. Do not let this happen to you. Call an experienced lawyer who can help you with your situation.

Blake Scoggins, LLC is a law firm that strives to protect the interest and rights of each and every person that walks through our doors. We are not afraid to step up to the plate and go to bat for our clients. Our concentration is centered around Juvenile Law, Domestic Law, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Simple Wills and small Criminal matters.

We believe in taking the time to meet with our clients personally. This helps to develop a genuine attorney/client relationship that is geared toward getting the best possible outcome for the client. Obviously, there are no guarantees in the legal system. We cannot guarantee that you will win your claim or be successful in your suit, but what we can guarantee is that our experience will give the client a realistic approach to the client’s specific situation. We will be honest in our evaluation of the claim and discuss the possible avenues the client might take.

Call us at (770) 877-2258 to set up a free consultation so that we may properly evaluate your case

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