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Is contributing to a minor of 18 years of age a felony or a misdemeanor in the state of Alabama?
Question relating to previous post. A mother let her 18 year old son drink at their home and police were called by room mate that was kicked out that day, in retaliation he called law enforcement saying that the 18 year old was drinking. When police showed up they got the son to get the mother to come out side and then Breathalyzer the son and took mother and son to jail charging the mother with contributing to the minor and the son with under age drinking.
The son and mother need to hire an attorney right away. There are much bigger concerns here than just what level...
What kind of trouble is this person going to get into?
In the state of Alabama a mother allowed her 18 year old son drink alcohol at there home and the police showed up and gave the son a breathalyzer and he blew 1.2. The city police arrested the son for miner in consumption and the mother for distributing to a miner. The mothers bail was set at $1000. and the sons bail was set at $500 and they have to go to court in November. What is most likely to happen in court and do they need attorney's?
I believe they each would benefit from an attorney, but the mother needs one for sure. Providing alcohol to a minor...
I just signed up for CRO in Geneva AL for DUI. I haven't been sentenced or convicted yet. Can I transfer this to Florida?
Have not been convicted yet. Third DUI arrest but never convicted. Reduced to reckless in state of florida and pretrial diversion for second one and now this one. My mom and stepdad are divorcing and I will have no where to stay or get help in Alabama.
Alabama's CRO program is relatively new and not all States have it or similar programs. You need to contact an...
He never seen me driving when he pulled up I was out of the car. Can he still prosecute me for driving taking my prescribed meds
I was arrested for DUI in Dothan, Alabama today and before I was arrested I hit a curb and it flatten my tire and bent my rom well I stopped and a cop pulled up and the first thing he asked me was have I had anything to drink. I was angry he asked this, then he wanted a breathalyzer test which I passed and he said I looked like I was under the influence of some kind of drug and I said I don't do drugs or drink the only drug I do is the medication I have to take then he wanted me to do the horizontal gaze and walk nine steps with feet in front of one another and I don't have good balance I weigh almost 250lbs, but he arrested me anyway and charged me with DUI. I'm prescribed Xanax and methadone and he told me that as long as I'm legally prescribed those meds it's ok he says.
Yes you can be prosecuted for DUI of a prescribed drug. Just because you are prescribed them does not mean that you can...
What forms will I need to file for to begin the process
I have been a resident of Alabama since Dec. 18, 2013. I received my 3rd DUI conviction in Dec, 2012, within a 10 year period in the state of Pennsylvania. Where I completed & graduated from DUI Court and will soon be completed my maximum probation term of 5 yrs. I am seeking advice in applying for a hardship driver license for work. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you
There is no such thing as a "hardship" driver license in the state of Alabama. Either one holds a driver license or...
Is it legal for a case to sit on appeal almost four years?
I was arrested for DUI in 2011. Went to in front of judge in April 2012, was convicted even though I didn't blow. I immediately appealed and have heard nothing for almost four years. Just notified of court date. This happened in Blount county Alabama, where the good ole' boy system is in full swing.
If you're not represented, you should consult with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The length of delay...
What are my best options to get this reduced? Worried about losing my daughter my job my house
I was arrested for dui. It's my third one in five years(been two and a half years since the 2nd). Other than the dui 's and the ticket that gave them cause to pull me over I have not had any contact with the police in almost two decades. I've had the same job for twelve yrs. I have a house and I'm the sole provider for my daughter.
It will sound like a broken record once more attorneys see the question, but your best bet is to find an experienced...