Pennsylvania Underage DUI

Pennsylvania Underage Drinking Laws
An underage DUI charge is nothing to dismiss. You probably have a lot of questions:

  • Will my parents find out?
  • Can I go to jail?
  • Will I get kicked out of college for this DUI?
  • Can I study abroad if I have a DUI conviction on my record?
  • Will I lose my future career?
  • Can I get into medical school with a DUI conviction?
  • Can I get into post-grad school with a DUI?
  • Is my life over because of an underage DUI?

A DUI charge can trigger many consequences that can doom the future of any young person:

  • Auto insurance maybe denied, meaning you won’t be able to drive
  • Massive inconvenience for work attendance, off-campus study and life due to license suspension
  • Loss of scholarship or other disciplinary action due to violating student code of conduct policy
  • A DUI conviction will remain on your criminal history forever. Future employers will be able to see it and many will not hire you or you will have some embarrassing excuses to make

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Underage DUI in PA

Maximum Penalties for Underage DUI convictions

All under the age of 21 DUI convictions are prosecuted at either the middle tier or the highest tier rate in PA. If your BAC is over 0.16, you will face the highest tier rate penalties in PA. If your BAC is under 0.16 BAC, you will face the middle tier penalties in DUI. 
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A DUI is not the end

Even though your kid has been charged with a DUI and is under the age of 21, we can fight the charges. There are a lot of defenses to a DUI. Give us a call.

Get an attorney right now

As you can see, the penalties of an underage DUI are no joke. If you find yourself accused of a underageDUI in Pennsylvania, the experienced DUI lawyers at The McShane Firm can help to minimize or eliminate the charges against you.

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