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