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