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