Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in Texas, you need a Texas lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a Texas criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Texas attorney. Each criminal offense in Texas, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Texas could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Texas you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring an experienced Texas criminal defense attorney 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 primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Texas
In Texas the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Texas for drunk driving are driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
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 Texas. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.