Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Oklahoma, you need a Oklahoma attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The aftermath of a criminal conviction in Oklahoma are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Oklahoma. Each criminal offense in Oklahoma, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Oklahoma could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Oklahoma criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney 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 assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Oklahoma, the main objective of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Oklahoma
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Oklahoma 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).
To be charged for drunk driving or DWI in Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.