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