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I got caught selling alcohol to a minor and got a ticket and a notice to appear in court. What should I do? Get a lawyer?

Edwardsville, IL |

I do not have anything on my record.

Attorney Answers 5

  1. Yes. Get a lawyer.

  2. You need legal representation.

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  3. Yes, otherwise your clean record could be in jeopardy.

  4. Yes, absolutely. Find an experienced criminal attorney in your area.

  5. I have defended people charged with that offense in Madison County for 20 years. If you obtain an attorney you will most likely be able to keep that offense from becoming a conviction against you. Call us at 618.692.6520 for assistance.

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