Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
Throughout the United States there are many laws which exist to limit an adult's ability to contribute to the delinquency of a minor. In general this means that if a minor is caught partaking in an illegal activity and is being supported or influenced by a nearby adult that adult can be charged with assisting the youth in their criminal activity.
If you or someone you care about has been accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor it is important you seek legal counsel to protect your freedoms and good reputation. The Appleton criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. have the experience you need on your side throughout your court proceedings. To learn more about your defense options contact our office today at 888-565-7597 to speak with a knowledgeable attorney.
Common Regulations Concerning Contributing to Minors
There are many common laws and regulations concerning the illegal contribution to the delinquency of a minor. These include the following, which restrict the activities of those aged 19 years or older:
- It is illegal to purchase alcohol on behalf of someone under the legal drinking age.
- It is illegal to provide alcohol for someone under the legal drinking age.
- It is illegal to give, sell or expose a minor to illegal drugs.
- It is illegal to help any individual under the age of 18 commit any act that is against state law.
These laws are some of the most common which exist across the United States in order to keep adults from providing youth with the means to partake in delinquent activities such as drinking or using drugs.
If you have been arrested or accused due to a contributing to minor allegation, you have a right to seek legal counsel for the defense of your rights and freedom. Contact the Appleton criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. today at 888-565-7597 to learn more about your options and to get started on your case with one of our experienced and compassionate attorneys.