Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Alabama, you need a Alabama attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The repercussion of a criminal conviction in Alabama are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Alabama. Each criminal charge in Alabama, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Alabama could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Alabama criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified Alabama criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Alabama attorneys 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 Alabama, the main objective of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Alabama
In Alabama the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving in Alabama include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
To be charged for drunk driving or DWI in Alabama 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 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 Alabama. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.