Business and Professions Code section 25658(a), Selling Alcohol to a Minor Under 21, Office Hearing Granted! No Filing! No Jail!

Our client was cited for violating Business and Professions Code section 25658(a), Selling Alcohol to a Minor Under 21. Our client was employed as a cashier clerk at a liquor store and was cited for violating the misdemeanor statute after selling alcohol to a minor decoy.

Prior to the arraignment date given to our client at the time of the citation, we provided the prosecution with a mitigation package requesting an office hearing for this matter. In the mitigation package we detailed our client’s education history, his recent immigration from India, his young age, the fact that he has no priors, and medical documentation showing that he had been previously attacked and bitten by a customer at the store prior to this incident.

After sending the mitigation package, the city attorney’s office granted our client an office hearing. At the office hearing our client acknowledged that he will now check identification of all customers and the city attorney’s office stated that they will not pursue filing charges for this incident.

This is a great result that will protect our client’s education and employment future!

We can help you now! Call now for a free telephonic consultation at 626.577.7700!

DISCLAIMER:

The information in this blog post (“post”) is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. No information contained in this post should be construed as legal advice from Escovar & Avila, LLP or the individual author, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal counsel on any subject matter. No reader of this post should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, this Post without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer licensed in the recipient’s state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. The information on this website is a communication and is for informational purposes only. The facts of every case are unique and nothing on this page or on this website should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. The information on this website is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship and viewing of this information does not create an attorney-client relationship. The result portrayed in this advertisement was dependent on the facts of this case. Results will differ if based on different facts.

Categories: