Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Arizona, you need a Arizona attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a Arizona criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Arizona attorney. Every criminal case in Arizona, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction 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 bad situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney Arizona will ensure that your 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 assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Arizona, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Arizona
In Arizona the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk 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 arrested for DWI or drunk driving 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 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 charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.