Montana Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Montana, you need a Montana lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a criminal conviction in Montana are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Montana. Each criminal case in Montana, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Montana could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Montana criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring an experienced 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 assemble 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
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Montana is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Montana for drunk driving include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
In Montana to be arrested 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 Montana. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.