Juvenile DUI Lawyer
In Delaware and the rest of the United States, you must be 21 years of age to legally purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. The legal limit for Blood Alcohol Content while operating an automobile is .08% in Delaware and the United States.
However, if you are caught drinking and driving under the age of 21 years old, you should know that Delaware has very strict mandatory laws. You will face very severe legal and administrative penalties.
Penalties for a DUI include fines, fees, and license suspension. Additionally, you may be subject to your school or institution’s administrative penalties for underage drinking or driving under the influence.
If you face drinking and driving charges in New Castle County, Kent County or Sussex County Delaware, you should consult with our experienced Delaware Underage DUI Defense Attorneys immediately. To start, call the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300 or, email us.
Julianne E. Murray and Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. have many years experience handling Juvenile Crimes & Underage DUI cases in Delaware.
Juvenile Drunk Driving Defense In Delaware
Once convicted of an Underage DUI charge in Delaware, the penalties are mandatory and non-negotiable. So, your best strategy is attempting to have your case dismissed for various reasons. First of all, a dismissal will guarantee you avoid jail time and fines. Also, a dismissal will wipe the DUI charges from your record.
A dismissal is your best chance of avoiding the consequences of a DUI. Your lawyer will determine and argue to dismiss your charges on the following grounds:
- No probable cause to stop the driver.
- Improperly administered or calibrated breathalyzer test.
- Not enough evidence to charge the juvenile with a DUI.
They may argue many other possible reasons to dismiss the case. A qualified Dover, Delaware Underage DUI Lawyer can help your child charged with a DUI.
Contact Delaware DUI Attorneys
If you or your child has been charged with Driving Under the Influence under the age of 21, please contact the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay. We have an office in Georgetown, Delaware just minutes from the courthouse for your convenience.
With many years of experience practicing Criminal, Traffic Offense & DUI Law in Wilmington, Dover, and Georgetown, Delaware, he has the experience and resources to help you obtain the most favorable outcome possible. Let Delaware Juvenile DUI Defense Lawyers protect your rights, future & reputation. Call Ms. Murray and Mr. Phillips at 302-855-9300. Or, email us.