Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Utah, you need a Utah attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftereffect of a criminal conviction in Utah are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Utah. Each criminal offense in the State of Utah, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Utah could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Utah you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring an experienced 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 assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Utah, the primary goal of the lawyers 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 imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
In Utah 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 Utah. You can be charged with DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.