Nevada Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in Nevada, you need a Nevada lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The repercussion of a Nevada criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Nevada lawyer. Each criminal charge in 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 Nevada criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense attorney Nevada will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Nevada lawyers 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 primary goal 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 include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
In Nevada 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 Nevada. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.