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