New York City Open Container Violation Lawyers

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Have you been charged with violating New York City open alcohol container law?

Wise Laws Open Container Violation lawyers represent clients throughout New York City in defending against open container charges.

It is unlawful in New York City for the driver or passengers to have an "open container" of any alcohol in the car. This applies to open empty containers of alcoholic beverages, or open containers with alcoholic beverages in them.

Open container is a misdemeanor, usually punished by a fine. In a vehicle with multiple occupants in which no one will take the blame, the officer will often cite the person who is closest to the container. Can you hold an alcoholic beverage in a plastic beer cup while walking along the street? It really depends on the open container laws in your New York City, for example Las Vegas, you can but other cities you cannot.

New York City Open container laws provide a number of objectives. Most particularly, open container laws mean to:

  • To maintain a respectable quality of life and to keep people from being drunk in public, which equates to less rowdy behavior
  • Preventing New York City car accidents
  • Giving New York City funding for transportation
  • What are Open Container Laws?

    New York City open container law constrains where people can consume alcohol in public. Exactly what a public place is depends on the specific New York City.

  • New York City Sidewalks
  • New York City Inside a car
  • Front steps entrance of a New York City building
  • New York City Schools
  • Inside a New York City parking lot

    Wise Laws deals with many student cases, which may be charged with additional offenses such as minor in possession, or underage consumption. New York City College students may be subject to suspension or expulsion for New York City alcohol offenses that violate school policies when it comes to open container laws.

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