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