Underage Alcohol Consumption

How Can A Lawyer Defend Possession Of Drugs / Alcohol In School Charges

Interviewer: How would you defend these cases, and how defensible are they? Dale: First of all you have to understand that you’re dealing with school authorities, who want to be very careful to protect themselves from any liability. So usually what they do in order to protect themselves is to meet out the harshest penalties. That’s the...

Penalties For Possession Of Drugs / Alcohol In School

Interviewer: Okay. You talked about the minor having alcohol on school property. Is that a separate offense? What’s involved with that? Dale: It’s a separate offense as far as the school is concerned. The school will in fact, initiate an expulsion proceeding. First the child will be suspended, and then there will be an expulsion hearing and...

Underage Alcohol Consumption & Penalties

Interviewer: In Ohio, what do they call underage drinking or possession or, what is it called? Dale: Underage consumption. Interviewer: And under age is 21 and under, right? Dale: That is correct. Interviewer: How often do you see this coming up as a case, and how serious is it? What are the charges for it? What are the penalties? Dale: There...