Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Florida, you need a Florida lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The repercussion of a Florida criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Florida lawyer. Each criminal offense in Florida, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense in Florida could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Florida you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified Florida criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Florida attorneys on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Florida, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Florida
In Florida the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving Florida include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
In Florida 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 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 Florida. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.