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