The minimum fine is $1000.00 and Furnishing Alcohol to Minors is a misdemeanor 3 with a maximu jail sentence of one year. You should hire an attorney. He is probably eligible for ARD which is a pretrial program for first offenders which, if successfully completed will result in dismissal and expungement. An attorney will know whether there are any viable defenses and whether it is in his best interest to plead to a lesser charge.
Yes, secure an experienced attorney. My first suggestion is Attorney Jason Dunkle who is in State College and as familiar with offenses involving alcohol and minors as anyone in the state. He is listed on this website.
I'm not sure how a 21 year old has a 20 year old minor which he would be providing alcohol but it would be best to consult an attorney
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My colleagues have the right of it, consult with an attorney, having a criminal record can have lasting effects on your son. Best of luck.
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I practice criminal defense in State College, PA, and the scenario you describe is very common. I handle cases like this all the time. If your son has no prior record, he should be eligible for the ARD program.