Upper Makefield Township, PA. DUI, Drug, Assault Criminal Defense Attorney – Keith McAndrews Legal
Upper Makefield Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 8,190 at the 2010 census. It has the 8th highest per capita income for Pennsylvania townships. Its multimillion-dollar homes, top-notch public schools and easy commute to both Princeton and Philadelphia led to its ranking as Best Place to Live in the Suburbs in Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Places to Live list. Additionally, it has been listed as the 8th richest neighborhood in the Philadelphia area and 287th richest neighborhood in the United States with a mean household income of $306,081. The area has also been listed an alternative to the Hamptons for the summer by New York Magazine.
Underage Drinking Penalties in Pennsylvania
If you are a minor, under the legal drinking age of 21, and charged with underage drinking you can face serious consequences. Potential penalties may include the following:
- Loss of Driver’s License: Suspension of your driver’s license for 90 days for a 1st conviction, 12 months for a 2nd conviction and 2 years for a 3rd conviction.
- Fines: First-time offenders pay a find up to $500. If it is your second or third offense, you can be paying up to $1,000 in fines.
- License Restriction: If a minor is convicted of underage drinking prior to obtaining his or her driver’s permit, he or she will be prevented from applying for a learner’s permit until the suspension has been served and the acknowledgement of suspension has been is filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
- Criminal Record: If you are over 18 years of age, underage drinking convictions may remain on your criminal record until you turn 21 years old.