California State Laws

 

Providing Alcohol to a Minor:

Misdemeanor

Fine: $2,700 and possible community service hours

 

Minor in Possession

Misdemeanor

1 year suspension of driver’s license

First Offense: $370 and possible community service hours

Second Offense: $470 and possible community service hours

 

Open Container

Municipal Code Violation

Fine: $132 and possible community service hours

 

Possession or Use of Fake ID

Misdemeanor

Fine: not to exceed $1,000, or one year in jail, may include both

1 year suspension of driver’s license

 

Public Intoxication:

Misdemeanor

Fine: $250 and possible community service hours

 

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) First Offense

Misdemeanor

Fine: $1,735 and possible community service hours

3 to 6 months Alcohol Education Program

46 to 98 hours in jail depending on BAC level

Suspension of driver’s license (Under 21= 1 year, Over 21= 4 months)