Underage Possession of Alcohol

Announcing The First Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

published by Andrew Flusche on March 11, 2014

The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

I represent many people who are charged with DUI and underage possession of alcohol, so I see firsthand the consequences and far-reaching effects of these situations. In its first year ever, The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest will require students to raise awareness about the problem of underage drinking and driving among their peers. Applicants must […]

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This is kind of a trick question unfortunately, but a lot of people have confusion about what happens at arraignment in Virginia. People see on TV such as, Law & Order where a defendant is being arraigned and he enters a plea to the charge. In Virginia for a misdemeanor, that’s not the normal process. […]

Losing Marijuana Defense – I Didn’t Smoke Anything

published by Andrew Flusche on May 2, 2013

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For a possession of marijuana case, the Commonwealth does not have to prove that you actually used marijuana. They don’t have to prove that it was in possession in your body. All they have to prove it was in your possession. The normal way they prove that is by showing that they found it in […]

Culpeper Possession of Marijuana and Underage Alcohol – Thanks to Mom

published by Andrew Flusche on October 25, 2012

A Culpeper mom is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for allegedly buying her teenage son and his friends alcohol and allowing them to drink and smoke marijuana. The sad part of that story, in my opinion, is the three 18-year-olds who are also charged with contributing to the delinquency of the […]

Say No to Searches

published by Andrew Flusche on October 18, 2012

If an officer asks to search your vehicle, just say NO. Be polite, but say NO. Video Transcription Hello, my name is Andrew Flusche. I’m a Virginia traffic and misdemeanor attorney. Today I wanted to talk about one simple thing: if you’re ever stopped in a vehicle and the officer asks if he can search […]

Underage Possession of Alcohol in Virginia

published by Andrew Flusche on October 11, 2012

If you’re charged with underage possession of alcohol in Virginia, you should talk with an attorney to find out what the Commonwealth can prove and what might happen in court. Video Transcription Hello my name is Andrew Flusche. I’m a Virginia traffic and misdemeanor attorney. If you’re charged with underage possession of alcohol in Virginia, […]

Virginia Underage Possession NOT Dismissed Due to Age

published by Andrew Flusche on July 31, 2012

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You read that right, but let me explain. Basically, Virginia law prohibits anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing or possessing alcohol (with a few exceptions). Thus, the Commonwealth has to prove that you were in fact under 21 at the time of the alleged offense. Here’s the rub: It doesn’t matter how old […]

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