Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Texas, you need a Texas lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a Texas criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Texas attorney. Every criminal charge in the State of Texas, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Texas could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced Texas criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through an upredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified Texas criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Texas lawyers 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 Texas, the main objective of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Texas
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Texas 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 arrested for DWI or drunk driving 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 Texas. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.