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SBCBA 2022 BBQ

The SBCBA invites members, guests, and family to spend the afternoon together and enjoy delicious food and drinks created by our long-time master chefs, Rusty Brace and Mack Staton, and expert bartenders, Will Beall and Eric Burkhardt. Wine will be generously provided and poured by Joe Liebman and Brian O’Connor. This long-awaited event is not […]

Can You Afford a Lawyer?

The Santa Barbara County Lawyer Referral Service is a free service that will connect a client with an appropriate attorney for a 30 minute consultation. However, the attorney will bill the client per any subsequent arrangements made after this initial meeting. There are a few different ways the attorney may request payment:

 

Hourly Fees

What To Do If You Receive An MIP

A Minor in Possession, or MIP, is a misdemeanor that can be issued whenever a person under the age of 21 possesses an alcoholic beverage in a public place.  In California, a person who is found guilty of this offense may face a fine of $250, or up to 32 hours of community service, for the first offense and a fine of $500, or up to 48 hours of community service, for subsequent offenses.  They may also have their driver’s license suspended for up to 1 year. Each subsequent underage conviction can lead to additional one-year suspensions.