The legal age that you can have alcohol is 21, in Kansas. If you are under that and are found to have alcohol (including beer over 3/2) you could be charged as a Minor in Possession (MIP). There is one exception to the MIP charge - when under the supervision of your parents you have beer that is 3/2 or under. These charges should be taken seriously. There are short-term and long-term consequences associated with MIP, to include:
No. Being a minor in possession does not increase the consequences associated with DUI charges.
How Is Disorderly Conduct Defined Under Kansas Law?
It a class C misdemeanor, the lowest misdemeanor in Kansas. This charge can be for anything from fighting to screaming curse words at another person. While it is a low level offense, it is a criminal charge that can remain on your record forever.
Even young adults can be put in jail for these minor charges; especially if you have more than one. The State has, in the past, and will prosecute you. If you are, in Kansas, facing MIP, DUI or any other charges call Attorney T. Morton today @ 913.602.7288. You have questions and we have answers. Payment plans are available.
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