Montana Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Montana, you need a Montana attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a criminal conviction in Montana are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Montana. Each criminal offense in the State of Montana, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense in Montana could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Montana criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense attorney Montana will ensure that your 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 construct an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Montana, the primary goal 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 in Montana for drunk driving are driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
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 Montana. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.