Kentucky Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Kentucky, you need a Kentucky lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion 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 Kentucky, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense in Kentucky could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Kentucky you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney Kentucky will ensure that your 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 build 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
In Kentucky the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Kentucky 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 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 Kentucky. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.