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