Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Pennsylvania, you need a Pennsylvania lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The effect of a Pennsylvania criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Pennsylvania lawyer. Every criminal offense in the State of Pennsylvania, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Pennsylvania could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Pennsylvania criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Pennsylvania lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Pennsylvania, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Pennsylvania
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Pennsylvania is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving Pennsylvania include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
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 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 Pennsylvania. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.