Layton Open Container Attorneys

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

It is unlawful in Layton UT 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 Layton Utah, for example Las Vegas, you can but other cities you cannot.

Layton UT 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 Layton car accidents
  • Giving Layton funding for transportation


What are Open Container Laws?

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

  • Layton Sidewalks
  • Layton Inside a car
  • Front steps entrance of a Layton building
  • Layton Schools
  • Inside a Layton Utah parking lot

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

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