Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Michigan, you need a Michigan attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion of a criminal conviction in Michigan are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Michigan. Each criminal charge in the State of 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 experienced Michigan criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified Michigan criminal defense attorney 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 unique in Michigan, the primary goal 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 for drunk driving Michigan 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 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 Michigan. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.