Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Utah, you need a Utah lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a Utah criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Utah lawyer. Every criminal case in Utah, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Utah could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Utah criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified Utah criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Utah attorneys 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 Utah, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Utah
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Utah is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving include 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 arrested 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 Utah. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.