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