Kentucky Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Kentucky, you need a Kentucky attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a criminal conviction in Kentucky are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Kentucky. Every criminal offense in the State of Kentucky, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Kentucky could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced criminal defense attorneys in Kentucky you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced Kentucky criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Kentucky 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 Kentucky, the main objective of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Kentucky
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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 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 Kentucky. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.