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In Pennsylvania, “underage drinking” includes more than just consuming alcohol. According to the Pennsylvania Criminal Code (18 PA CS § 6308) the “underage drinking” statute prohibits anyone under 21 from attempting to purchase, purchasing, consuming, possessing or knowingly and intentionally transporting any liquor or malt brewed beverages.
If you are charged with underage consumption, it is critical that you consult an experienced attorney like those at Chieppor & Egner LLC. If you plead guilty to underage drinking, it will be on your record for at least five years, ruining or greatly disrupting your important plans.
A first-time underage drinking conviction may result in:
Second-offense penalties include:
The consequences of a third offense: