Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Alabama, you need a Alabama lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The effect of a Alabama criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Alabama lawyer. Each criminal offense in the State of Alabama, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Alabama could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Alabama you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense lawyer Alabama will ensure that your 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 primary goal 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 in Alabama 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).
In Alabama to be charged 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 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%.