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 effect of a Kentucky criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Kentucky attorney. Each criminal case in the State of Kentucky, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime 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 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 lawyers 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 primary goal of the attorneys 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 for drunk driving include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
In Kentucky to be arrested 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 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 arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.