Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of 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. Each criminal offense in Pennsylvania, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Pennsylvania could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Pennsylvania you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal 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 construct an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Pennsylvania, the main objective 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 in Pennsylvania 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 arrested for drunk driving or DWI in Pennsylvania 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 charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.