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Murfreesboro Underage Drinking Defense Attorney Safeguards Your Future

Protecting you from a life-changing criminal record

Police throughout Middle Tennessee have become increasingly strict about underage drinking over the last decade.  Although the crime is generally only a misdemeanor, it can have a lasting impact on your future, as you proceed through your education and onto a career. At the Law Office of David L. Scott, our criminal defense attorneys work tirelessly to keep you from a conviction and having a criminal record.

What are the potential penalties for underage drinking in Tennessee?

Possible penalties facing underage drinkers can be very severe. When acquittal is not possible, our criminal defense team has been very successful in getting penalties minimized and charges reduced, so our clients are not unjustly punished for a mistake. The charges underage drinkers in Tennessee can face include:

· Jail time — The maximum jail sentence for underage drinking in Tennessee is 11 months and 29 days.

· Fines — Judges have a lot of discretion in levying fines against underage drinkers. Judges are allowed to fine up to $2,500.

· Loss of driving privileges — You may lose your driving privileges for up to 1 year if convicted.  

· Community service — Judges may also sentence you to do community service for almost any number of days for an underage drinking conviction.

Why hire an attorney to defend you from an underage drinking charge?

You do not have to let a lapse in judgment as a teenager interfere with your future opportunities. Hiring Murfreesboro criminal attorney David L. Scott to defend you gives you the peace of mind in knowing that decades of criminal defense experience are protecting your short and long-term interests. In the short-term, the cost of hiring an attorney can more than pay for itself by minimizing the penalties you face. In the long-term, a criminal defense attorney like David L. Scott can help keep your criminal record clean, so future opportunities are not limited by your record. We are here to protect you from the harsh punishments for underage drinking in Tennessee—your future is important to us.

If you are facing underage drinking charges, call our underage drinking attorney in Murfreesboro today for a free initial consultation

Don't let an underage drinking conviction have a negative impact on the rest of your life. The attorneys at the Law Office of David L. Scott are ready to tenaciously defend you against the charges you face. You can schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys by calling us at 615-896-7656 or contact us online.




2 Locations to Serve You

722 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: 615-896-7656

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4322 Harding Pike #417
Nashville, TN 37205

Phone: 615-203-8062

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Based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, we are pleased to serve clients throughout Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Franklin, Brentwood, Nashville, Woodbury, McMinnville, Manchester, Shelbyville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet and other communities in Rutherford County, Williamson County, Cannon County, Bedford County, Davidson County, Wilson County and Coffee County.


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