Underage Possession & Consumption of Alcohol – Atlantic, Ocean, & Cape May County Attorney
Alcohol seems to be a perennial rite of passage for young people. No matter what public education campaigns or laws are enacted to fight teen drinking, it still occurs amongst a certain percentage of youths. The police take the enforcement of underage alcohol laws very seriously whether the charges are:
- Underage alcohol possession
- Underage alcohol consumption
- Underage drinking and driving
- Possession of fake ID
- Underage possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle
These types of charges can lead to serious consequences such as:
- Detention or jail (for those over 18, but not yet 21 years of age)
- Suspension of driving privileges
- Community service
Offering Best Possible Resolution to Underage Alcohol-Related Charges
I am criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty. I have the skills, experience, and commitment necessary to help your young person secure the best possible resolution to the alcohol-related charges they are facing. I will work to ensure that their rights are protected at every stage of the process. My decades of experience both as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney help me build strong cases for my clients.
I served as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Criminal Justice and as an Assistant County Prosecutor in the Trial Division of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.
How to Face Underage Possession or Consumption of Alcohol Charges
When your young person is facing underage possession or consumption of alcohol charges, you need to ensure that their rights and their future receive the full protection they deserve. With the 30 years of criminal law / juvenile criminal law experience and the knowledge I have acquired both as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney allow me to provide my clients with an exceptional defense for underage possession and consumption of alcohol in Atlantic City, Cape May County or anywhere else in Southern New Jersey. To schedule a free initial consultation call or talk to me directly – call 609-390-4600 today.