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The problem with under age 21 possession of alcohol ( FL statute section 562.111) is that it makes even having alcohol in your daughter's possession illegal. She does not have to be drinking the alcohol, she just has to have control of the alcohol.
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At this point, I would definitely recommend that you get her an attorney. While having a misdemeanor is nothing like a felony, it can still affect her future. These charges are often dropped, so you do have a good chance of fighting this if you get her an aggressive criminal defense law attorney. Please just let me know if you have any more questions. If not, please don't forget to click on the green accept button in the answer box so that I can receive credit for helping you. It is the only way I can receive compensation for my time and it will charge you nothing further to press accept. Thanks so much.
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