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