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