Alaska Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in Alaska, you need a Alaska lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a Alaska criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Alaska lawyer. Every 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 a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense lawyer Alaska will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Alaska lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Alaska, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Alaska
In Alaska the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Alaska for drunk driving are driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
To be arrested for drunk driving or DWI in Alaska a law enforcement 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%.