Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Michigan, you need a Michigan attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a Michigan criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Michigan attorney. Every criminal charge 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 Michigan criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense attorney Michigan will ensure that your 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 put together an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Michigan, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Michigan
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Michigan is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Michigan for drunk driving are driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
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 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 charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.