West Palm Beach Open Container Attorneys

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

It is unlawful in West Palm Beach FL 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 West Palm Beach Florida, for example Las Vegas, you can but other cities you cannot.

West Palm Beach FL 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 West Palm Beach car accidents
  • Giving West Palm Beach funding for transportation


What are Open Container Laws?

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

  • West Palm Beach Sidewalks
  • West Palm Beach Inside a car
  • Front steps entrance of a West Palm Beach building
  • West Palm Beach Schools
  • Inside a West Palm Beach Florida parking lot

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

If you have been cited for open container in West Palm Beach, 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 West Palm Beach Florida charges dismissed or reduced, and to ensure the offense has the minimal impact on your life.

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