If you are a minor who has been accused of committing an alcohol offense in Honolulu, you need to remember that Hawaii is a Zero Tolerance State that prohibits alcohol consumption among minors.
In Hawaii, a person must be at least 21 years old in order to possess or consume alcohol. Minors who are accused or caught drinking, possessing, or purchasing alcohol with a fake ID are subject to harsh penalties, such as being charged with:
Licensed minors who are accused of committing an alcohol offense may have their driver's license suspended up to 180 days. Don't allow an alcohol offense to affect your future and cost you your driving rights. If you are currently facing charges for an alcohol offense, you need to speak with our Honolulu criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Depending on various factors surrounding your case, we may be able to help you obtain a positive case outcome.
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At the Law Office of Victor Bakke, ALC, we have a proven track record of success that speaks volumes about our top-notch legal services. With more than 20 years of experience and over 3,000 criminal cases won, we are often the obvious criminal defense firm of choice for many accused individuals. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Bakke possess inside knowledge about how criminal cases are prosecuted in court and can prepare your case accordingly. We may be able to prove that you were not drinking alcohol or that you were drinking alcohol as a participant in a religious ceremony, which is considered an exception in Hawaii.
Should you choose to entrust your case to our firm, you can be sure that we will fight relentlessly in protection of your rights. Our clients and their futures are extremely important to us. For the passionate and aggressive legal representation you need to defend yourself against alcohol offense charges, please contact us today.