ONLY $375 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS MINOR IN POSSESSION (OF ALCOHOL)
What should absolutely not do is plead guilty to St Louis minor in possession charges!! There is no reason at all for you to do such a thing, since most of the time, the local prosecutor is willing to allow a St Louis criminal defense lawyer to negotiate a reduction of the charges to something minor (like “littering,” which does not even show up on your record).
But if you were to plead guilty to the charge, then it would become a conviction on your record. This can have a negative effect on your ability to get a job (even a simple part-time gig), rent an apartment (because most landlords run criminal background checks on all potential tenants), or get into certain colleges (or even secure some student loans).
So as you can see, it is in fact a big deal!! Unfortunately, a lot of people do not believe that an MIP is all that much of a concern. They believe that getting caught with beer when you are under 21 is nothing more than a right-of-passage. And because they have this attitude about it, they often end up thinking that pleading guilty will have no negative impact.