Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are charged with of a crime in Connecticut, you need a Connecticut lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a criminal conviction in Connecticut are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Connecticut. Every criminal case in Connecticut, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Connecticut could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced criminal defense attorneys in Connecticut you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced Connecticut criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Connecticut 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 Connecticut, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Connecticut
In Connecticut 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 intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
In Connecticut to be arrested 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 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 Connecticut. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.