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Law Offices of C. Dayton Riddle III, L.L.C.

811 South Lake Drive
Lexington, SC 29072

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Lexington Minor in Possession Attorney

Law enforcement agencies in South Carolina pursue alcohol-related offenses with vigor. A common misperception in these types of cases is that an underage drinking, underage drinking and driving, minor in possession or fake ID conviction does not carry harsh consequences. It may seem tempting to plead guilty and put the matter behind you. A conviction for an underage alcohol offense, however, will have long-term consequences that can have an adverse impact on many future opportunities.

If you have been charged with underage drinking, I know that the prosecutor is not looking out for your best interests. As a former prosecutor, I understand that if you plead guilty to an alcohol offense, it does not necessarily put the matter behind you. At this pivotal time it is important that you choose a defense lawyer who will protect your interests.

An underage drinking conviction will trigger the loss of scholarship funds for students. In today’s computer age, background checks are commonplace. The conviction will show up in future employment background checks and clearance checks for the military.

Teen drinking is common in South Carolina. If you have been charged with an alcohol-related offense, it is crucial that you consult with a knowledgeable underage drinking defense lawyer to learn the options that may be available to you. I have nearly 30 years of experience in criminal court. I have a deep understanding of the alternatives that may be available to defend against your charges, including diversion programs and strategies to seek dismissal, acquittal or reduced charges.

Turn To An Experienced Trial Lawyer In Lexington To Protect Your Future

If you are accused of any underage alcohol-related offense, it is critical that you make the right choices to protect your future. Underage drinking laws can have an adverse impact on many future opportunities. Call 803-298-8035 or contact me online for a free initial consultation.


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