Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Pennsylvania, you need a Pennsylvania lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The consequences of a Pennsylvania criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Pennsylvania attorney. Each criminal offense in the State of Pennsylvania, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense in Pennsylvania could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense attorneys in Pennsylvania you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney Pennsylvania will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania 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 intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
In Pennsylvania 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 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 DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.