Arkansas Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are charged with of a crime in Arkansas, you need a Arkansas attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion of a criminal conviction in Arkansas are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Arkansas. Every criminal offense in Arkansas, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Arkansas could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Arkansas criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified Arkansas criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Arkansas attorneys on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Arkansas, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Arkansas
In Arkansas the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving Arkansas 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 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 Arkansas. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.