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