Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are accused of a crime in Utah, you need a Utah attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The aftermath of a Utah criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Utah attorney. Every criminal offense in the State of Utah, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime 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 a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney Utah will ensure that your 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 construct an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Utah, the main objective 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).
To be arrested for drunk driving or DWI 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 Utah. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.