Alaska Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Alaska, you need a Alaska attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a criminal conviction in Alaska are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Alaska. Each criminal charge in Alaska, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense in Alaska could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Alaska you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced Alaska criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Alaska attorneys on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then construct an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Alaska, the main objective of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Alaska
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Alaska is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Alaska for drunk driving include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
To be arrested for drunk driving or DWI a police officer only needs to suspect a motorist is impaired by alcohol or drugs to a point of not being able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner. You can be charged for a DUI or DWI if you are in physical control of a vehicle with a blood alcohol content at or above the legal threshold of 0.08% BAC in Alaska. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.