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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, 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.

Reasons to Work With Arnold Terrill, P.C.

  • Over 45 Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • We Offer Free Consultations and Are Available 24/7
  • Vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge
  • We have built a reputation for being able to succeed for our clients in even the most complex cases