Alaska Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Alaska, you need a Alaska lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The effect of a Alaska criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Alaska lawyer. Each criminal charge in Alaska, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Alaska could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced criminal defense lawyers in Alaska you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer Alaska will ensure that your 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 different in Alaska, the primary goal 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 for drunk driving in Alaska include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
To be arrested for drunk driving or DWI in Alaska 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 arrested 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 Alaska. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.