High School and College is a time where many of us make mistakes and use those experiences to grow and mature as a person. However, if you are charged with an underage criminal offense such as underage drinking, possession of a fake id, driving after consuming under the age of 21 and purchasing alcohol underage, these violations can potentially have a lifelong effect on your criminal record.
Wake County underage offenses attorney Chris Dozier has extensive experience handling these underage offenses both as a former Wake County Prosecutor and defense lawyer. Chris Dozier has handled hundreds of criminal offenses related to underage drinking and possession of a fake id and will bring his many years of criminal law experience to work for you in your case.
Being charged and convicted of an underage offense or underage drinking violation can possibly affect your status in school and your ability to find a job in the future. You should take these charges seriously and don’t risk putting your future in danger. Criminal defense lawyer Chris Dozier can fight these charges for you and assist you with an expungement of your record if the charges are dismissed.
If you have been arrested or charged with an underage offense or underage drinking violation, we can help you. Criminal defense attorney Chris Dozier will seek every opportunity to keep these charge off your record. Contact Dozier Law Firm, PLLC today for a free consultation to discuss your criminal defense.
Types of Underage Offenses:
- On campus underage drinking violations;
- Consumption of alcohol under the age of 21 (NCGS 18B-302);
- Possession of alcohol under the age of 21 (NCGS 18B-302);
- Purchase of alcohol under the age of 21 (NCGS 18B-302);
- Possession of a fake identification or fake id (NCGS 18B-302);
- Possession of an open container (in public- Raleigh city code) (in a vehicle);
- Providing alcohol to minors (NCGS 18B-302);
- Selling alcohol to minors (NCGS 18B-302);
- Aiding and abetting an underage drinker by purchasing liquor on their behalf (NCGS 18B-302);
- Underage DWI or Driving after consuming alcohol under the age of 21 (NCGS 20-138.3);
- Driving While Impaired (DWI);
- Marijuana possession and other drug offenses;
- Urinating in public (Raleigh city code);
- Intoxicated and disruptive (NCGS 14-444);
- Selling or consuming alcohol after hours of sale (NCGS 18B-1004).
Representing students across Wake County:
Criminal defense lawyer Chris Dozier is a Raleigh native and a graduate of local schools, N.C. State and Broughton High School. Chris will bring his extensive knowledge of the local community to your case. He has helped students from local schools such as:
- North Carolina State University (NCSU);
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC);
- Shaw University;
- Meredith College;
- William Peace College;
- Augustine’s University
- Wake Technical Community College;
- Broughton High School;
- Millbrook High School;
- Sanderson High School; and
- Leesville High School.