Minor in Possession or MIP laws in Arizona prohibit the purchase or presence of a minor in an establishment that sells alcohol. These laws are put in place to reduce the use of alcohol in teens and minors under the age of 21, to protect them and the public from harm. Barring a few exceptions, minors who try to purchase alcohol or enter an establishment that restricts minors due to its alcohol license, can be charged with an MIP and face misdemeanor charges and penalties.
Operation Safe and Sober recently wrapped up a campaign in the area surrounding ASU to crack down on drunk driving and underage drinking. Due to an increase in alcohol related crime in the past year, and too many extreme cases of underage drinking that made the news, Tempe Police along with the Sheriff’s Office and
ASU is Taking an Unjust Position on Underage Drinking Tempe police are cracking down hard on under age drinking and disruptive partying in the ASU area. With the help of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and an $80,000 grant from the Governor, Tempe plan to send out patrol units to neighborhoods to find underage drinkers
A popular Tempe bar has been fined after an investigation into the death of an ASU student. Officials discovered that the 19-year-old was served alcohol at Cadillac Ranch at the nearby Tempe Marketplace before his death later that night. Cadillac Ranch had been cited three times in the past 4 years for serving alcohol to
Call a Tempe Underage Drinking Attorney who Has Handled Countless MIC & MIP Cases Classes are almost in session at ASU! Freshman are starting their move into the dorms preparing for the new and exciting college life, and returning students are getting their books and class schedules organized to continue their ASU experience. With the
I receive phone calls on a regular basis from ASU students who have been cited for minor in possession of alcohol and possession of a fake ID. The story begins, “I was walking out of the grocery store….” That’s when I stop them, and ask, “was it the Safeway on Broadway and Southern.” Invariably, the
My law firm is hired on a regular basis to represent people who have been charged with minor in possession or minor in consumption of alcohol and their case has been assigned to the University Lakes Justice Court in Chandler, Arizona. The University Lakes Justice Court has jurisdiction over people who have been arrested on