Hawaii Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in Hawaii, you need a Hawaii attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a criminal conviction in Hawaii are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Hawaii. Each criminal case 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 criminal defense attorneys in Hawaii you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified Hawaii criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal 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 build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different 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 include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
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%.