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