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