When a minor is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), the legal and practical ramifications can be even more severe than in the case of an adult. The Alcohol Policy Information System, a project of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, outlines several issues that can lead to legal troubles for an underage drinker/driver in South Carolina:
To obtain the best outcome after being charged with underage drinking and/or DUI, consult with experienced legal counsel.
If you have been charged with drunk driving in South Carolina and you are younger than 21, your need for a knowledgeable, skilled criminal defense attorney's services is critical.
Your lawyer should have experience representing juveniles as well as in DUI defense in general.
Monckton, Hembree & Humphries Law Firm, P.A., has achieved many favorable results for students and other minors who were arrested on suspicion of DUI. Our experience has given us many strategies and tools that have served our young clients well.