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 aftereffect of a criminal conviction in Florida are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Florida. Every criminal charge 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 experienced Florida criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified Florida criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Florida lawyers 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 main objective 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 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 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 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 Florida. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.