Idaho Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are charged with of a crime in Idaho, you need a Idaho attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a Idaho criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Idaho attorney. Each criminal offense in Idaho, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Idaho could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced Idaho criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified Idaho criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Idaho 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 Idaho, the main objective of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Idaho
In Idaho 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).
In Idaho to be arrested for drunk driving or DWI 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 Idaho. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.