California Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in California, you need a California attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a California criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any California lawyer. Each criminal charge in California, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in California could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense attorneys in California you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney California will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The California lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then put together an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in California, the main objective of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in California
In California the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk 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 charged for drunk driving or DWI in California 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 California. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.