Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Texas, you need a Texas lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion of a criminal conviction in Texas are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Texas. Every criminal offense in 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 lawyers you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced 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 attorneys on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then assemble 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
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 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 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 Texas. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.