Virginia’s Alcohol Beverage Control law allows a person to keep and possess lawfully acquired alcoholic beverages in his residence for his personal use or that of his family. If convicted, the court may order jail time for up to 12 months and/or a fine of up to ,500.
It is illegal for your parents to serve alcohol to guests in their home unless the guests are 21 years of age or older or are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse who is 21 years of age or older. ( § 4.1-306 (A1)) It is illegal for any person to purchase for, or otherwise give, provide, or assist in providing alcoholic beverages for another person whom they know to be less than 21 years of age.
He or she may confiscate the alcohol and charge you with being in violation of §4.1-305 of the , which makes it illegal for any person under the age of 21 to purchase, possess, or attempt to purchase or possess any alcoholic beverage. Anyone, including your parents, who purchases for, or otherwise gives, provides, or assists in the provision of alcoholic beverages to another person knowing that the person is less than 21 years of age is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Violators are guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor and, face a fine of up to ,500 and/or a year in jail if convicted.
At a minimum, the court will order a mandatory minimum fine of 0 or a mandatory 50 hours of community service and suspend the driver’s license or deny driving privileges for not less than six months.
'I think most people would agree that the combination of treating her like a child and an adult woman in the same relationship, like a light switched [and] turned it on and off, [is] damaging.' The teacher has not yet entered a plea to the charges he faces in the case.
His lawyer on Monday released a statement saying he has 'no history of violence and no criminal history whatsoever'.