Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in Connecticut, you need a Connecticut attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a Connecticut criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Connecticut attorney. Each criminal case in the State of 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 qualified 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 build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique 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 Connecticut 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 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 Connecticut. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.