Kansas Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Kansas, you need a Kansas lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a Kansas criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Kansas lawyer. Each criminal case in the State of Kansas, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Kansas could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced Kansas criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring an experienced Kansas criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Kansas lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Kansas, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Kansas
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Kansas is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Kansas 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 Kansas to be charged 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 Kansas. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.