Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Delaware, you need a Delaware lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The consequences of a Delaware criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Delaware lawyer. Every criminal offense in Delaware, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Delaware could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced criminal defense lawyers in Delaware you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense lawyer Delaware will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Delaware attorneys on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Delaware, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Delaware
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Delaware 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).
In Delaware 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 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 Delaware. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.