What to do about an underage alcohol possession ticket and a noise violation?

I received an underage alcohol possession ticket and a noise violation in the same night while I was throwing a party at my house. For the underage possession ticket there was no breathalyzer used. Also, my roomate got a noise violation at the exact same time so I figured they couldn’t give 2 out for the same situation. Additionally, my 2 tickets which were issued at the same time but have different times by hours stated on the tickets. I’m not sure if these will hold up in court.

Asked on September 17, 2012 under Criminal Law, Virginia

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you consult with a criminal defense attorney as to the tickets that you have been issued to see what the best way there is to try and resolve the matter that you have written about. Potentially you may lose your driver's license assuming you have one if you are convicted of the underage alcohol citation. Should you not have legal counsel (criminal defense attorney) most likely you will end up being convicted of the charges pending against you.


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