Spokane Open Container Attorneys

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Have you been charged with violating Spokane 's open alcohol container law? Wise Laws affiliated open container lawyers represent clients throughout Spokane in defending against open container charges.

It is unlawful in Spokane WA 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 Spokane Washington, for example Las Vegas, you can but other cities you cannot.

Spokane WA 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 Spokane car accidents
  • Giving Spokane funding for transportation


What are Open Container Laws?

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

  • Spokane Sidewalks
  • Spokane Inside a car
  • Front steps entrance of a Spokane building
  • Spokane Schools
  • Inside a Spokane Washington parking lot

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

If you have been cited for open container in Spokane, CALL Wise Laws ASAP 800-270-8184 or fill out our CONTACT FORM, our affiliated attorneys are well versed in open alcohol container law. Wise Laws will protect your rights and work hard to get the Spokane Washington charges dismissed or reduced, and to ensure the offense has the minimal impact on your life.