Hawaii Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Hawaii, you need a Hawaii attorney 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. Every criminal charge in the State of 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 criminal defense attorneys in Hawaii you can trust to help you through an unpredictable 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 unique in Hawaii, the main objective of the lawyers 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 Hawaii include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
In Hawaii 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 charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.