Hawaii Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Hawaii, you need a Hawaii lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a criminal conviction in Hawaii are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Hawaii. Each criminal case in Hawaii, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Hawaii could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Hawaii criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense lawyer Hawaii will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Hawaii lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then put together 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
In Hawaii 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).
To be charged for drunk driving or DWI in Hawaii 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 Hawaii. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.