Every Young Person Makes Mistakes

Consult a minor in possession attorney in Corvallis, OR

Young people make mistakes. Unfortunately, a bad choice involving drugs or alcohol can follow them
into adulthood. Hunking Law, LLC is home to minor in possession attorneys in Corvallis and Albany, OR who will fight for the rights of young people.

Charges involving Minors in Possession Generally come in 4 varieties:
(1) Misrepresentation of age by a minor under ORS 165.805. This is typically charged as a crime and occurs when a person being less than a certain, specified age, the person knowingly purports to be of any age other than the true age of the person with the intent of securing a right, benefit or privilege which by law is denied to persons under that certain, specified age. I.e. using a fake ID to purchase alcohol or cannabis or to get into a bar or nightclub.
(2) MIP Alcohol under ORS 471.430. This is a violation and occurs when a person under 21 attempts or in fact purchases or possess alcohol. Possession can occur even by possession of the alcohol in your own bloodstream which is possession by consumption. There are specific statutory exceptions that can be a perfect defense for this. Most notably, you are immune from prosecution in you contacted emergency medical services or law enforcement in order to obtain medical assistance due to alcohol consumption for you or another person and the evidence of the possession results from that contact. Call Hunking Law, LLC today to see if there is a defense in your case.
(3) MIP Marijuana under ORS 475B.316. This is a violation and occurs when a person under 21 attempts or in fact purchases or possesses a marijuana item. Possession can occur even by the consumption of a marijuana item anytime within the last 24 hours prior to the determination that the young person consumed the marijuana item. There are specific statutory exceptions that can be a perfect defense for this. Most notably, you are immune from prosecution in you contacted emergency medical services or law enforcement in order to obtain medical assistance due to marijuana consumption for you or another person and the evidence of the possession results from that contact. Call Hunking Law, LLC today to see if there is a defense in your case.
(4) Open Container under a Municipal Ordinance. Both Corvallis and Albany have municipal laws that make it criminal to possess an open container of alcohol outside under most circumstances.

We’ll do what’s best for your future

We’ll do what’s best for your future

Our MIP attorneys will fight the charges your young person is facing. We’ll sit down to:

  • Gather the facts in your case
  • Determine the best course of action
  • Work to have the charges dropped or reduced

You need an experienced attorney who will keep your best interests in mind. Call (541)486-5464 today to schedule a consultation with an MIP attorney in Corvallis, OR and Albany, OR.