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Underage Drinking and Driving

Indiana's drinking and driving laws are very strict, especially for anyone under the age of 21 who is accused of driving under the influence. If you are under 21 and are accused of drinking while driving, do not delay in seeking help from an experienced criminal defense lawyer. The sooner you speak to an attorney, the closer you are to putting your situation in the past.

Providing The Help You Need During Stressful Times

At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., we work hard to limit the potential impact a criminal conviction could have on a young person's future. We understand that you have goals and ambitions, and you do not want a mistake to hinder your future success. We will work directly with you at all times to ensure you are kept up to date and so you can make well-informed, educated decisions about how to proceed.

Please schedule an initial consultation today by calling our Fort Wayne law office at (888) 912-7220. You may also contact our attorneys online and we will reach out shortly to discuss your needs. Your initial consultation is free.

Underage Drinking And Driving Laws In Indiana

It is legal for individuals 21 years of age and older to operate a vehicle in Indiana so long as their blood alcohol content (BAC) is under .08. Those under the age of 21, however, can be arrested and charged with a DUI if their BAC reaches .02. The penalties for a first conviction could include:

  • Suspension of your driver's license
  • Hundreds of dollars in fines
  • Mandatory alcohol treatment courses
  • Imprisonment (depending upon your specific circumstances)

There are other penalties that must be considered as well, including the potential impact on your school, job and family. Our job as your defense lawyers is to secure the best outcome possible. To do so, we will carefully investigate every aspect of your case and fight to have your charges dismissed or reduced, as well as limit any penalties you might face.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

Our lawyers are ready to sit down and discuss your situation in a confidential environment. Please call our office today at (888) 912-7220
or contact our Fort Wayne firm online.

The Reason We Work So Hard Read What Past Clients Had to Say

    "Mr. Arnold and Mr. Terrill are amazing!"

    They have both gone above and beyond for my family. I love the staff that I have worked with on our cases as well. Highly recommend!

    - Martha
    "I would highly recommend this firm to anyone in need of legal guidance!"

    Mr. Arnold has provided legal advice and guidance during a difficult situation of mine. I found him to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable, and honest. While working with Mr. Arnold, I felt as though my situation was in adept and trustworthy hands.

    - Brendan
    "Mr. Terrill handled my case and did a great job."

    They have earned my trust as far as having many years of experience at their jobs and within the court system.

    - Nick
    "This is a great firm with very dedicated attorneys and staff."

    They will always communicate each step of the process and help you navigate a difficult situation.

    - Marcie
    "The attorney did for me exactly what I needed."

    Professional and friendly through every step. The secretary was very kind and helpful. She stayed In touch and kept me updated through every step.

    - Kane
    "I wholeheartedly endorse Bart Arnold for all criminal/traffic matters."

    On two occasions, I had the good sense to call Bart after receiving a ticket. Bart handled everything perfectly all while billing me a figure much, much less than most local attorneys.

    - Kerry
    "Jeff Terrill - The best attorney in town!!!!"

    He will be honest and tell you upfront exactly what to do and how the cards will be dealt and how you're going to play your hand.

    - Nina
    "I know he worked relentlessly for me!"

    I was represented by Sean Arata on an infraction and could not have hoped for a better outcome.

    - Bridget

Why People Choose to Work With Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C.

We Will Protect Your Rights & Future
  • Renowned Reputation
    Our firm has built a great reputation due to our proven track record of success in complex cases.
  • Aggressive Defense

    Our legal team will provide a vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge. 

  • Accessible to Clients
    We understand that time is of the essence. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations.
  • Unparalleled Experience

    At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our attorneys have a combined 75 years of legal experience. 

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127 West Berry Street
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Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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