What happens when a teen is caught drinking and driving?

Shepard Kopp, Esq. Criminal Defense Attorney, explains what happens when a teen is caught drinking and driving depending on various different circumstances
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What happens when a teen is caught drinking and driving?

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If there was an accident when your child was driving under the influence, and if somebody got hurt, that makes the case significantly more serious and that does increase the chance that they will be punished in some more serious way. Also, although the juvenile record will also probably be sealed; and it wont be available to the general public, the DMV will have access to that DUI conviction, and they can use that to prevent your child from re-obtaining their license for some period of time, and they may be able to notify your insurance company of your child's driving history, which will make it much more difficult for them to obtain insurance, or will cause your insurance rates to skyrocket

Shepard Kopp, Esq. Criminal Defense Attorney, explains what happens when a teen is caught drinking and driving depending on various different circumstances

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Shepard Kopp, Esq

Criminal Defense Attorney

Shepard Kopp represents individuals and businesses in state and federal criminal investigations and prosecutions. In 16 years as a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Kopp has tried over 110 cases to juries in state and federal courts, and has won more than 90% of those trials. Educated at Dartmouth College and the University of California's Hastings College of Law, Mr. Kopp has spent his entire professional career as a criminal defense attorney. He is passionate about vindicating the rights of the accused. This passion, dedication, and talent led to Mr. Kopp's recognition by "Super Lawyers" as a Rising Star in 2004, and as a "Super Lawyer" in 2006.

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