Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Illinois, you need a Illinois lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a Illinois criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Illinois lawyer. Each criminal offense in the State of Illinois, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Illinois could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Illinois criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified Illinois criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Illinois 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 Illinois, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Illinois
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Illinois is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
In Illinois 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 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 Illinois. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.