Hawaii Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are charged with of a crime in Hawaii, you need a Hawaii attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a Hawaii criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Hawaii attorney. Every criminal charge in Hawaii, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Hawaii could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Hawaii criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a bad 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 assemble 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
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 include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
To be arrested for drunk driving or DWI in Hawaii a police 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 DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.