Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Michigan, you need a Michigan lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion of a Michigan criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Michigan attorney. Every criminal offense in Michigan, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Michigan could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense attorneys in Michigan you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced Michigan criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Michigan lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Michigan, the main objective of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Michigan
In Michigan the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Michigan 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 Michigan to be arrested 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 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 Michigan. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.