Underage DUI

Underage DUI Lawyer in Chattanooga

Challenging DUI Charges Against Minors in Tennessee

DUI charges are serious and can have lasting effects on your life. Even if you are under the age of 21, you can still be charged with a DUI for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Unfortunately, a conviction can result in harsh penalties and negatively affect your life in various ways, from employment to academics.

If you have been arrested for DUI, it is important to contact a Chattanooga underage DUI lawyer at the Law Offices of Meredith Mochel as soon as possible. Our attorney can help you fight your DUI charges and can help you seek the best outcome for your case.

Call (423) 250-1499 or contact us online today to schedule a free consultation.

What Are the Implications of an Underage DUI Conviction in Tennessee?

While drivers who are at least 21 years of age can be charged with a DUI with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 percent or higher, if a driver under 21 is found to have a BAC of 0.02 percent but less than .08 percent, they can be charged with an underage DUI.

An underage DUI of generally a misdemeanor. However, if a driver is under 18 years old. the offense is a "delinquent act." A conviction of a misdemeanor or delinquent act carries a maximum fine of $250, community service, and license suspension of one year.

If an underage driver has a BAC of at least .08 percent, they can be charged with a standard DUI like adults.

Why Hire Our Underage DUI Attorney in Chattanooga, TN?

Our attorney has handled a wide range of criminal cases, including many DUI cases. We have the experience and knowledge necessary to protect your rights and future from start to finish. Do not hesitate to let us help you inside and outside the courtroom.

If you are facing DUI charges, contact a Chattanooga underage DUI lawyer from our firm today to schedule your free case evaluation!


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