Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Arizona, you need a Arizona attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a Arizona criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Arizona lawyer. Each criminal case in the State of Arizona, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Arizona could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced Arizona criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense lawyer Arizona will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Arizona 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 Arizona, the primary goal 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 in Arizona 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 charged for drunk driving or DWI 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 Arizona. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.