Ohio Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Ohio, you need a Ohio lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a criminal conviction in Ohio are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Ohio. Each criminal offense 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 lawyers you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense attorney 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 assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Ohio, the main objective 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 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 arrested 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 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 arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.