Lawyer Representing Public Intoxication Cases in Charleston, WV
Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, Handles Public Intoxication Matters
Public intoxication, or drunk and disorderly conduct, can be more than just appearing intoxicated in a public place. You run the risk of public intoxication by drinking alcohol in a public place, assaulting or disturbing someone else while intoxicated, giving alcohol to someone else in a public place, or even operating a business where alcohol is present if you do not have the proper licensing. If you or a loved one is facing a public intoxication charge in Charleston, WV, or the surrounding areas, call Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, at (304) 345-2728 for a free consultation. Allow our criminal defense lawyer to provide a strong defense to get the best result for you.
Know the Consequences of Public Intoxication in West Virginia
First offenses can include a small fine, along with a six-hour alcohol education program. Second offenses come with a maximum of 60 days in jail and a fine up to 100 dollars, along with attending an alcohol education program. From a third offense on, those convicted with public intoxication may spend up to 60 days in jail, face a fine, and attend an alcohol education program. Both second and third offenses will land the convicted person with a misdemeanor on their record.
Contact Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, After a Public Intoxication Charge
Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, has been handling public intoxication matters since 2005. Our team works tirelessly to protect the rights of the accused, whether it be because of an alcohol addiction, or disputing the grounds of an arrest. Trust criminal law attorney Pence to keep your safe and fight for the best result for you in Charleston, WV. No matter the severity of the case of number of offenses, David Pence will keep your best interests in mind. Contact us today to see what we can do for you.