Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Florida, you need a Florida attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a Florida criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Florida lawyer. Each criminal case 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 attorneys you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced 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 construct an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Florida, the main objective of the attorneys 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 in Florida for drunk driving are driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
In Florida 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 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 DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.