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